Solo for (Hu)man and Foam brings together long-time collaborators, dance-makers and multidisciplinary artists Alison Currie and Alisdair Macindoe with Lewis Rankin.
Alison Currie makes and performs dance. Alison has a Masters in Choreography and Performance (2015) and a BA of Dance Performance (2003).
Her major works include: I Can Relate (video) commissioned as part of ‘24 Frames Per Second’ by Carriageworks (2015) and presented with live performance component at ACE Open (2017), Things Meeting Now Co-created with Bridget Currie and performed as part of ‘Versus Rodin’ at the Art Gallery of South Australia (2017) and at Roehampton University London (2015), Drawing Machine Co-created with Michael Hurley for Acts Re-acts 2 at Wimbledon Space London (2015), Build, Hold, Destroy commissioned as part of Window World by Adelaide Fringe (2013), Solo commissioned as part of Return to Sender at Performance Space (2011), Three ways to hold co-created with Bridget Currie SASA Gallery (2010), National tour ‘42a’ 2010 and Adelaide season (2008), THE MAIN EVENT co-directed with Solon Ulbrich AC Arts 2009, Bedroom Dancing with director Steve Mayhew for Restless Dance Theatre at Comeout 09. Alison was also the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement in Youth and Community Dance 2010 Australian Dance Awards.
Alison was mentored by Solon Ulbrich and Amanda Phillips on various projects between 2004 – 2008 and was an intern with The Builders Association a media and performance company in New
Alisdair Macindoe is a Melbourne and New York based contemporary dancer and dance-maker who trained at the Victorian College of the Arts secondary and tertiary schools.
He has performed in works by Lucy Guerin, Chunky Move, Antony Hamilton, Stephanie Lake, Dancenorth, Leigh Warren and dancers, Damien Jalet, Erna Omarsdottir, Nat Cursio Inc, Jo Lloyd, Gerard Van Dyke, Bec Reid, Cobie Orger, Stone/Castro, and his own works (Bromance, 525600LOVE and Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain). He has received a Greenroom and a Helpmann award
for his performances and a Greenroom award for concept and realisation of a dance work.
Alisdair is a sound designer, composer and instrument builder. He has collaborated on works by Antony Hamilton, Chunky Move – Adam Wheeler & Benjamin Hancock, Dancenorth, KAGE Physical
Theatre, Lucy Guerin Inc’s Pieces for Small Spaces – Amber Haines & his own 525600LOVE, Australian Dance Theatre’s Ignition Tour , STOMPIN ,QL2, Yellow Wheel, 2nd Toe, Lee Serle, Amber
Haines, Sara Black, Gala Moody, Martin Hansen and Lina Limosani. He has received three Greenroom awards for his sound design and composition.