November 2009

Southern Cross University
SCU Next Art Gallery,
Lismore. Australia

The laboratory No.1- experiments movement and line.

The laboratory explores body, space, movement, line and projection relating vibrant physical performance with live drawing. This unique collaboration is the concept of Joe Jurd, contemporary dancer and Kellie O’Dempsey, performance drawer. The laboratory is an investigation bringing contemporary dance and visual art into the same room.

Joe is a contemporary dance artist working across a variety of forms including improvisation, capoeira and breakdance. Over the past three years he has been travelling through Europe Asia and North America pursuing the craft of movement and the idea of freedom in flight. Most recently he returned from Vienna where he was involved with the danceWEB scholarship program part of Impulstanz dance and bodywork festival.