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Rebecca Jensen

Underworld

Rebecca Jensen

Rebecca Jensen is a New Zealand born choreographer and dancer, working in Melbourne. She works with the specificity of dance and dancerly thinking as live, complex, change-oriented, multi-faceted and non linear.

Her recent works include Explorer (Keir Choreographic Award/Metro Arts 2016), Deep Sea Dances (Dance Massive Artshouse 2017), Sinkhole with Jess Gall and Arini Byng (Designhub RMIT, 215 Albion, Irene Rose Gallery 2018) Blue Illusion, (Victorian College of the Arts 2018); POSE BAND (Melbourne Fringe Festival 2016.) Rebecca has also presented work at MPavillion, Gertrude Contemporary Spring 1883, Counihan Gallery, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Lucy Guerin’s Pieces for Small Spaces and the Venice Biennale college de Danza program 2018.

Rebecca was a recipient of DanceWEB scholarship Vienna 2015, Australia Council Art Start, Ian Potter Cultural Trust travel grant and Motherboard Australia Korea cultural exchange, and was Artist in residence Temperance Hall 2018.

She has worked for and with a range of artists across dance, visual art, music and film. Rebecca was a Green Room nominee for her performance in Jo Lloyds award winning Overture 2018.

Rebecca performs in Underworld and is also choreographer for the piece, along with Sarah Aiken, who together have a long history of creating experimental choreography and performance in theatres, galleries, community, film, music & site responsive contexts.

Rebecca Jensen is speaking at

Underworld

Underworld

A cautionary tale from the context of an increasingly digital world, Underworld (2017) considers our relationship to the physical and natural - flesh, earth, animal, death and the limitations of our human form.

Friday 24 May, 8pm - 9pm

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