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blame it on the algorithm
2020

Commissioned by the Toyota US Woordfees 2020. Premiered at Baxter Dance Festival 2019.

 

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary.

Sound Design by Brydon Bolton.

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between the sky & the ground
2018

Solo work created for the Baxter Dance Festival 2018.

 

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary. Sound Design by Gustavo Fasani.

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CLONE
2018

Premiered as gallery performance at the Centre for the Less Good Idea.

 

 

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary with music & interactive motion sensor application by Brydon Bolton.

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Freespace Project
2019

Site - Specific performance commissioned by the Freespace Project at Zeits MOCAA.

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary. Sound Design by Gustavo Fasani.

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anima
2018

Gallery performance commissioned by the Zeits MOCAA in response to Ruby Swinney's Human Nature exhibition. 

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary with vocal performance by Vasti Knoesen.

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In C
2016

Commissioned work created for the Baxter Dance Festival 2016. Included in programmes at the Dance Umbrella, Magnet Theatre & Youngblood Arts & Culture.

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary. Music by Without Eyes.

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we, the transposed
2016

Site - Specific performance performed at Youngblood Arts & Culture, Cape Town Fringe and Infecting the City.

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary.

Sound Design by Mischa Mathys.

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SUSPEND
2017

Commissioned Site - specific work for PUNCTURE POINTS group exhibition. 

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary

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The Forgotten
2015

Commisioned work for the Dance For All InSPIRAtions Company.

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BLUEPRINT
2014

Site - Specific Performance staged at Cape Town City Hall. Official project of World Design Capital Cape Town 2014.

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary.

Music by Ebenhaezer Smal.

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SWARM
2013

Site - Specific performance staged at Cape Town City Hall.

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary.

Installation design by ThingKing.

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canvas
2011

Site - Specific performance staged at Homecoming Centre, Dance Umbrella, Black Box, Baxter Dance Festival, Cape Town City Hall.

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary. Live Installation by Help Samo.

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THESE SHADOWS
2015

Commissioned work for the Dance For All InSPIRAtions Youth Company.

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Let it rain
2015

Commissioned work for Unmute ArtsAbility Festival

Performed by Unmute Dance Company.

FILMOGRAPHY

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WRPD
2019

Commissioned by UCT Centre for Curating the Archives and Iziko Museums Planetarium for Under the Dome Film Festival. WRPD is designed for full dome projection.

Awarded Best Film in Festival.

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give/take
2019

Video work created for Gallery MOMO CT group exhibition 'aspect:ratio'.

Video created through AI manipulation of film and stills.

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lacuna
2017

Lacuna was created with dancer/choreographer Mthuthuzeli November, and screened at the inaugural ANTIDOTE Festival (Netherlands). 

Screenings: ANTIDOTE Festival (Netherlands)

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suspend
2017

Video work commissioned for Puncture Points group exhibition, supported  by Burgan Cape Terminals.

Screenings: Moving Images Festival (Nicosia, Greece)

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FANATICA
2017

Short film work produced by Darkroom Contemporary.

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The Forgotten
2015

Film work featuring dancers from the Dance For All InSPIRATIONS Youth Company. 

Screenings: 40 North Festival (Calif,USA); Dance On Screen (One Dance, UK); Agite Y Sirva (Mexico); DanceAdor Film Festival (USA)

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dead air
2013

Dance Film created for Letters from the Sky Festival and screened as part of COP17 Climate Change Convention.

Screenings: Agite Y Sirva (Mexico); GLAMY Awards (Pinsio, Finland); Foreign Exchange (Paris, France)(France)

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I WALK THE STREET WITH LOOSE PARTS
2010

Dance Film created for City Breath Film Project. 

Screenings: British Film Institute (UK); City Breath Project at National Arts Festival

UNDER THE DOME 2019

BEST FILM AWARD

WRPD

SOUTH AFRICA

OFFICIAL SELECTION

THE FORGOTTEN

U.S.A

40 NORTH FILM FESTIVAL 2018

DANCEADOR FILM FESTIVAL 2017

JURY FILM AWARD

THE FORGOTTEN 

U.S.A

CURATOR'S CHOICE

DEAD AIR

PARIS, FRANCE

FOREIGN EXCHANGE 2015

OFFICIAL SELECTION

THE FORGOTTEN

LONDON, U.K

DANCE ON SCREEN 2017

OFFICIAL SLECTION

THE FORGOTTEN

OAXACA, MEXICO

AGITE Y SIRVA 2015

OFFICIAL SELECTION

SUSPEND

NICOSIA, GREECE

MOVING IMAGES FESTIVAL 2017

OFFICIAL SELECTION

I WALK THE STREET WITH LOOSE PARTS

LONDON, U.K

BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE 2010

LETTERS FROM THE SKY 2012

TOP TEN FILM

DEAD AIR 

SOUTH AFRICA

OFFICIAL SELECTION

LACUNA

NETHERLANDS

ANTIDOTE FESTIVAL 2019

OFFICIAL SELECTION

DEAD AIR

PINSIO, FINLAND

GLAMY AWARDS 2013

OFFICIAL SELECTION

DEAD AIR

OAXACA, MEXICO

AGITE Y SIRVA 2012

AWARDS & SCREENINGS

UNDER THE DOME 2019

BEST FILM AWARD

WRPD

SOUTH AFRICA

OFFICIAL SELECTION

THE FORGOTTEN

U.S.A

40 NORTH FILM FESTIVAL 2018

DANCEADOR FILM FESTIVAL 2017

JURY FILM AWARD

THE FORGOTTEN 

U.S.A

CURATOR'S CHOICE

DEAD AIR

PARIS, FRANCE

FOREIGN EXCHANGE 2015

OFFICIAL SELECTION

THE FORGOTTEN

LONDON, U.K

DANCE ON SCREEN 2017

OFFICIAL SLECTION

THE FORGOTTEN

OAXACA, MEXICO

AGITE Y SIRVA 2015

OFFICIAL SELECTION

SUSPEND

NICOSIA, GREECE

MOVING IMAGES FESTIVAL 2017

OFFICIAL SELECTION

I WALK THE STREET WITH LOOSE PARTS

LONDON, U.K

BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE 2010

LETTERS FROM THE SKY 2012

TOP TEN FILM

DEAD AIR 

SOUTH AFRICA

OFFICIAL SELECTION

LACUNA

NETHERLANDS

ANTIDOTE FESTIVAL 2019

OFFICIAL SELECTION

DEAD AIR

PINSIO, FINLAND

GLAMY AWARDS 2013

OFFICIAL SELECTION

DEAD AIR

OAXACA, MEXICO

AGITE Y SIRVA 2012

RECENT WORKS

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deus::ex::machina - human geography in a virtual world
2020

Site - Adaptive telematic performance commissioned by the Pan African Telematic Art Project.

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary. Interactive Design by ThingKing.

Shown at: Vrystaat Kunstefees; Ars Electronica (Linz, Austria); Fa'kugesi Festival of Digital Innovation

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blame it on the algorithm
2020

Full length stage work commissioned by the Toyota US Woordfees 2020. 

 

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary.Sound Design by Brydon Bolton.

Shown at: Pan African Creative Exchange 2020; Woordfees 2020; Baxter Dance Festival 2019; Infecting the City 2019; Norval Foundation 

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between the sky & the ground
2018

Solo work created for the Baxter Dance Festival 2018.

 

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary. Sound Design by Gustavo Fasani.

Shown at Baxter Dance Festival 2018

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CLONE
2018

Premiered as gallery performance at the Centre for the Less Good Idea.

 

 

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary with music & interactive motion sensor application by Brydon Bolton.

Shown at the Centre for the Less Good Idea; Magnet Theatre

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we, the transposed
2016

Full length Site - Adaptive installation performance.

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary.Sound Design by Mischa Mathys.

Shown at  Youngblood Arts & Culture, Cape Town Fringe Festival and Infecting the City.

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The Forgotten
2015

Commisioned work for the Dance For All InSPIRAtions Company.

Shown at Artscape Theatre

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SWARM
2013

Full length Site - Specific performance staged at Cape Town City Hall.

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary.Installation design by ThingKing.

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THESE SHADOWS
2015

Commissioned work for the Dance For All InSPIRAtions Youth Company.

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META | m o r p h 
2020

Interactive online video experience commissioned by CREATIVATE for the virtual National Arts Festival.

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary. Collaboration with Inka Kendzia.

Shown at: vNAF 2020; Vrystaat Kunstefees

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Freespace Project
2019

Site - Specific performance commissioned by the Freespace Project at Zeits MOCAA.

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary. Sound Design by Gustavo Fasani.

Shown at Zeits Museum of Contemporary Art Africa/ Freespace Project

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anima
2018

Gallery performance commissioned by the Zeits MOCAA in response to Ruby Swinney's Human Nature exhibition. 

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary with vocal performance by Vasti Knoesen.

Shown at Zeits Museum of Contemporary Art Africa

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In C
2016

Commissioned work created for the Baxter Dance Festival 2016. 

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary. Music by Without Eyes.

Shown at the Baxter Dance Festival; Dance Umbrella; Magnet Theatre & Youngblood Arts & Culture

Screen Shot 2017-05-16 at 12.14.02 PM.pn
SUSPEND
2017

Commissioned Site - specific work for PUNCTURE POINTS group exhibition. 

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary. Sound Design by Without Eyes.

Shown at the Port of Cape Town

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BLUEPRINT
2014

Full length Site - Specific Performance commissioned for World Design Capital Cape Town 2014.

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary.Music by Ebenhaezer Smal.

Shown at Cape Town City Hall; Baxter Dance Festival

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canvas
2011

Full length Site - Specific performance.

Performed by Darkroom Contemporary. Live Installation by Help Samo.

Shown at the Homecoming Centre, Dance Umbrella, Black Box, Baxter Dance Festival, Cape Town City Hall.

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Let it rain
2015

Commissioned work for Unmute ArtsAbility Festival

Performed by Unmute Dance Company.

FILMOGRAPHY

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WRPD
2019

Commissioned by UCT Centre for Curating the Archives and Iziko Museums Planetarium for Under the Dome Film Festival. WRPD is designed for full dome projection.

AWARDED BEST FILM IN FESTIVAL

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lacuna
2017

Lacuna was created with dancer/choreographer Mthuthuzeli November, and screened at the inaugural ANTIDOTE Festival (Netherlands). 

Screenings: ANTIDOTE Festival (Netherlands); Ubumuntu Festival (Kigali, Rwanda)

Screenshot 2020-04-19 at 12.18.02.png
FANATICA
2017

Short film work produced by Darkroom Contemporary.

STILL 8.jpg
give/take
2019

Video work created for Gallery MOMO CT group exhibition 'aspect:ratio'.

Video created through AI manipulation of film and stills.

Screenings: Video Art Miden (Kalamata, Greece); Dance Days Chania (Crete)

Screenshot 2020-04-19 at 12.22.29.png
suspend
2017

Video work commissioned for Puncture Points group exhibition, supported  by Burgan Cape Terminals.

Screenings: Moving Images Festival (Nicosia, Greece); Edge of Wrong Festival

Screenshot 2020-04-19 at 12.22.09.png
The Forgotten
2015

Film work featuring dancers from the Dance For All InSPIRATIONS Youth Company. 

Screenings: 40 North Festival (Calif,USA); Dance On Screen (One Dance, UK); Agite Y Sirva (Mexico); DanceAdor Film Festival (USA)

AWARDED TOP THREE JURY FILM  

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dead air
2013

Dance Film created for Letters from the Sky Festival and screened as part of COP17 Climate Change Convention.

Screenings: Agite Y Sirva (Mexico); GLAMY Awards (Pinsio, Finland); Foreign Exchange (Paris, France)(France)

AWARDED TOP TEN JURY FILM 

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I WALK THE STREET WITH LOOSE PARTS
2010

Dance Film created for City Breath Film Project. 

Screenings: British Film Institute (UK); City Breath Project at National Arts Festival