Event Dancing Sculpture
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Venue NGV Ian Potter Centre, Melbourne, VIC
Umbrella Event Leap into the Modern
First Date 10 August 2017
Last Date 13 August 2017
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Gertrud Bodenwieser’s The Demon Machine (1924) performed by VCA Dancers and Carol Brown’s Acts of Becoming (1995). The event also includes the screening of a new dance film, "Releasing Her Archive", which contrasts archival video of Bodenwieser's work with contemporary recreations filmed in collaboration with the New Zealand Dance Company at the Wellesley Studios, Auckland, New Zealand.
Primary Genre Dance
Name Function Notes
Gertrud Bodenwieser Choreographer Demon Machine
Carol Brown Choreographer Acts of Becoming
Lisa Maria Mayer Composer Demon Machine
Phaedra Brown Dancer Demon Machine
Jazmyn Carter Dancer Demon Machine
Thalia Livingstone Dancer Demon Machine
Rachel Mackie Dancer Demon Machine
Hayley Roe Dancer Demon Machine
Jenny Kinder Director Rehearsal director, Demon Machine
Nina Veretennikova Director Rehearsal director, Demon Machine
John grayling Musician Demon Machine
Carol Brown Performer Acts of Becoming
Russell Scoones Sound Artist Acts of Becoming
Further Information The recreation of Demon Machine by Carol Brown follows reconstructions by Shona Dunlop-MacTavish (1980) and Evelyn Ippen and Bettina Vernon (1985,1988).
Event Identifier 134477