EMILY JOHNSON is an artist who makes body-based work. A Bessie Award winning choreographer and Guggenheim Fellow in Choreography, she is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota and New York City.
ALEX KELLY is an artist and filmmaker committed to social justice. She worked for ten years with leading Australian social change arts company Big hART as Creative Producer of Ngapartji Ngapartji and was National Producer from 2012-2014.
ROSLYN HELPER is the Director of Underbelly Arts in Sydney. In 2016 Roslyn spent two weeks in a hothouse environment under the guidance of Marina Abramovic.
JENNIFER GREER HOLMES is a creative producer of live performance. Subversive and irreverent, her work is punk, queer and feminist.
IAN SINCLAIR is a writer & experimental artist exploring immersive & participatory installation, live art, New Weird text & cross-art form collaboration.
MISH GRIGOR is co-director of POST, formed in 2003. Their most recent work ‘Ich Nibber Dibber’ was a Sydney Festival/ Campbelltown Arts Centre commission.
A proud Wiradjuri man, JOEL BRAY began dancing at age 20, with traditional Aboriginal and Contemporary dance forms at NAISDA Dance College, before graduating from WAAPA.
SARAH AIKEN is a Melbourne based performer, choreographer and teacher originally from Bellingen NSW, performing and creating work across a wide range of contexts.
DEBORAH POLLARD is a director, dramaturg and artist. Her practice encompasses collaborations with a variety of different practitioners from dancers to farmers to sculptors and visual artists.
ALEXIS WEST has worked as a dancer, choreographer, performer, writer, theatre-maker and filmmaker over the past 20 years. As a Birri Gubba, Wakka Wakka and Kanak woman, Alexis is passionate about First Nation people’s voices as well as the stories of people with disability and people from diverse backgrounds.
James Batchelor is an award winning choreographer and dancer from Australia. His mission as an artist is to make work that inspires curiosity. To shift assumptions, widen awareness and create possibility.
Sandpit blends design and technology to create captivating experiences in the digital and physical world.
BRON BATTEN is an independent theatre-maker, performer, producer and curator with over 10 years of experience making, curating and presenting her work nationally and internationally.
TRACEY RIGNEY is a Wotjobaluk and Ngarrindjeri woman from Dimboola, Victoria with a love of storytelling from her Grandfather and family.
The Unbound Collective are Ali Gumillya Baker (Mirning Nation), Simone Ulalka Tur (Antikirnya/Yankunytjatjara), Faye Rosas Blanch (Mbararam/ Yidinyji), and Natalie Harkin (Narrunga Nation).
James Dodd exhibits regularly across Australia in publicly funded institutions, commercial galleries and artist-run spaces. He works across a range of mediums with particular interests in painting, DIY, adventure and public space.
Rebecca Meston is a theatre maker and writer, based in South Australia. Her work has a particular focus on contemporary storytelling, tragi-comedy and the exploration of subversive female voices.
Pony Express is a collaborative body led by playwright and performance maker Ian Sinclair and transdisciplinary artist Loren Kronemyer.
Latai Taumoepeau is a Punake, body-centred performance artist; her story is of her homelands, the Island Kingdom of Tonga and her birthplace, the Eora Nation – Sydney, and everything far and in-between. She mimicked, trained and un-learned dance, in multiple institutions of knowledge, starting with her village, a suburban church hall, nightclubs and a university.
Emily Parsons-Lord makes cross-disciplinary contemporary art that is informed by research and critical dialogue with materials and climate science.
Jason Sweeney’s interdisciplinary practice in the last 17 years has been in the emerging, risk-taking and constantly developing fields of digital art and technology, music, sound installation and performance art, among others. Em König is a queer poet/ fiction writer, lyricist and creative writing honours student at the University of Adelaide.
THE RABBLE (Kate Davis and Emma Valente) was formed in 2006 from a desire to make work that wasn’t being produced in Australia: visually ambitious, political, feminist and formally experimental.