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What is the intent of the dance? Complexity of belonging

Exploration of identity in the age of social media, peering into the lives or 9 different individuals with different contexts of nationality, gender, sexuality and history that collide and causes struggle with "how and where do I belong?"

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Who is the founder of Chunky Move. What year?

Artistic Director: Gideon Obarzanek in 1995

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Who is the current artistic director at chunky move?

Anouk Van Dijk

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Are the dancers part time or full time at chunky move

They are contracted part time dancers.

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Name 4 other works and their years by chunky move

1. Depth of Field - 2015
2. L U C I D - 2016
3. 247 Days - 2013
4. Rule Of Thirds - 2016

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4 dot points about Anouk Van Dijk

- Created counter technique
o What is ‘counter technique’: It is a movement system to help the dancer think about the dancing body, focusing on the process of incorporating information into action
- Was lead soloist for Rotterdam dance academy 10 years after graduating from the same academy.
- Dedicated herself to make work that provided insight to human existence and facets of experience, specific to Australia.
- Focuses on the forces (site-specific) associated with dance; that being, political, social and cultural heritage and does heavy research into producing.

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What is Chunky Move's aim?

Progressive company that strives to constantly redefine contemporary Dance within the ‘ever-changing’ Australian Culture.

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What is Chunky Move's vision?

The company encourages initiative and full support of the artistic visions of the company: “To investigate the multifaceted possibilities of the body and its relationship to place.”

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1 sentence of the intent of L U C I D

We constantly change our image and self in response to experiences around us. How do we define ourselves in a ‘hyperconscious world’.

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1 sentence of the intent of Depth of Field

The change of light over an hour is a movement in time. A chance meeting in the street switches our focus in a blink. We experience these phase shifts every day, but they pass by without lasting notice.

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1 sentence of the intent of 247 Days

An exposition of what we most passionately love, fear, desire and hate and their coexistence.

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1 sentence of the intent of Rule of Thirds

Perseverance, audacity and the ongoing desire to reinvent ourselves.

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1 sentence of the intent of Complexity of Belonging

Complexity of Belonging: Exploration for identity through 9 different individuals who struggle to belong in foreign environments both physically and mentally, living in a hyper-connected era of technology.