In episode 1 of The Culture Chain, Lou asks three different dance artists about the challenges, obstacles and opportunities they experience in the development and presentation of their work.
These artists are:
Abi is co-founder of Lila Dance who have made 8 works that have toured nationally, rurally and have been performed international festivals. Abi received choreographic mentorship from Hofesh Shechter and established collaborations with a range of international artists/ companies from various disciplines including StopGap, Simona Bertozzi, puppetry company Blind Summit and Writer for BBC Nick Walker.
Lanre is an award-winning director, choreographer, writer and performance artist working across theatre and film. Merging text, hip-hop & contemporary dance with physical theatre, his work aims to enhance and challenge our social and political worldviews.
Pepa Ubera is a choreographer and a dancer based in London since 2003. Her current research explores narratives of progress in relation to the sensual body, the non human and technology. In the UK she has presented work at Tate Modern and Sadler's Wells amongst others. She co-runs Kimera studio in North London.
Hosted by Lou Cope.
Concept and Curation: Lou Cope and Janine Fletcher.
Produced by Janine Fletcher for South East Dance.
Recorded and Engineered by Daniel Falvey.
Music by Kristian Steffes.
These podcasts were originally created as part of The Red Line sessions, funded via South East Dance and Jerwood Charitable Foundation Dramaturg in Residence programme.
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