2018

4-9 June

Bundanon Residency, Bookclub: Choreographic Practices. Angela Goh, Ivey Wawn, Patricia Wood, Rhiannon Newton and Lizzie Thomson think together and independently about how reading practices manifest in and inform their approaches to choreography. https://bundanon.com.au/residents/bookclub-choreographic-practices/

 

6 May

Showing at Critical Path with Katina Olsen sharing research into the meaning of Acknowledging Country. I will be sharing research that I have been working on in collaboration with Sonya Holowell and Melanie Herbert.

 

March-April

Residency at Critical Path researching the meaning of Acknowledging Country on Gadigal land, project with Katina Olsen and artist facilitators Vicki Van Hout and Tim Bishop. For my aspect of this research I have been collaborating with vocalist Sonya Holowell and Melanie Herbert.

 

14 March

Runway Issue #36 DANCE: Discussion, panel and performance evening at Firstdraft. This event is part of the Carriageworks’ Keir Choreographic Award Public Program.

http://firstdraft.org.au/exhibitions/runway-issue-36-dance-discussion-panel-and-performance-evening/

http://carriageworks.com.au/events/keir-choreographic-award-public-program/

 

8 March

Guest Editor for Runway Issue #36 DANCE Launch at Carriageworks. This event is part of Carriageworks’ Keir Choreographic Award Public Program.

http://runway.org.au

http://carriageworks.com.au/events/keir-choreographic-award-public-program/

 

 

2017

31 December

Thoughts on Performing (inside a work / as a work / as work) at Newtown Library  published in Performance Paradigm, Vol 13, Performance, Choreography, and the Gallery

http://www.performanceparadigm.net/index.php/journal/article/view/199

 

21 December

Transit: In Between Standing and Walking, Performance at the launch of Justine Shih Pearson’s book Choreographing the Airport: Field Notes from the Transit Spaces of Global Mobility: https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783319695716

 

17 December

Closet Drama #1, with Brian Fuata, Angela Goh and Anna John, part of my research project supported by Critical Path. http://criticalpath.org.au/program/responsive-research-residency-lizzie-thomson/

 

12th November

Facilitator for 'The Start and the End of the Body’, Critical Path’s Interchange Festival, The Drill Hall. http://criticalpath.org.au/program/interchange-festival-2017/

For writing on this event see Nikki Heywood’s article in RealTime: http://www.realtime.org.au/interchange-festival-the-start-and-the-end-of-the-body/

 

19th-22nd October

Choreographer and performer for Agatha Gothe-Snape’s work Rhetorical Chorus, Live Works Festival 2017, Performance Space, http://performancespace.com.au/events/agatha-gothe-snape-liveworks-2017/.

 

7th, 8th October

Dramaturg for Ivey Wawn’s Greyness and Infinity, Underbelly Arts Festival, http://underbellyarts.com.au/program/festival/

 

12th August

Doing Dancing, performing in Rhiannon Newton’s work at First Draft. http://firstdraft.org.au/exhibitions/doingdancing/

 

3rd August

Brian Fuata Will Most Likely Die From Suicide or “Minibar”, performing via video projection in Brian Fuata’s work at the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane.

http://www.ima.org.au/event/first-thursdays-brian-fuata/

 

29th July

First Run Sydney, presenting performance research at ReadyMade Works, curated by Rhiannon Newton and Brooke Stamp

 

24th July -27th October

Research into relations between text, scoring and performance, with artists Agatha Gothe-Snape and Brian Fuata, supported by a Critical Path Responsive Research Residency Grant. http://criticalpath.org.au/program/responsive-research-residency-lizzie-thomson/

 

13th -16th July

Pragmatics: Practice: Praxis, an event that brings together thinkers and makers in performance, philosophy, and political theory. Co-leading workshop Composition: Experiment: Sensation with Erin Brannigan, School of Arts and Media, University of NSW

 

12th-16th June

Gestures of here and there, La fabrique sensible des lieux, Arts in the Alps, Maison de la Création, Grenoble University.

 

29th April

Screening of The Dawn of Nothing at The Big Bounce, curated by Matt Cornell, PACT Theatre, Sydney

http://www.pact.net.au/whats-on/2017/1/24/pact-salon-the-big-bounce

 

6th- 17th February

Outside eye / Dramaturge for Rhiannon Newton’s new work Bodied Assemblies, to be presented in Dance Massive, Dancehouse, Melbourne in March 2017.

 

27th January

Choreographic direction for Rafaela Pandolfini and Katie Maling’s video installation Costuming the Body with performers Bhenji Ra, Ivey Wawn and Anastasia Zaravinos, to be presented in Art and About in March 2017 at The Bearded Tit, Sydney.

 

 

2016

 

2nd-29th December

Residency at SIM in Reykjavik, Iceland. Supported by Arts NSW.

 

16th- 25th November

Dance and the Visual Arts: Composition: Experiment: Sensation - 4th stage of an ongoing research project. Presentations at Coventry University and Roehampton University, UK, based on paper A Third Way: Participatory Research into Experimental Composition, co-authored by Erin Brannigan, Matthew Day and Lizzie Thomson.

 

7th-16th November

Performer/Collaborator in Jess Olivieri’s work Narrow but deep with Mish Grigor, presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.

 

4th November

Outside eye for Rhiannon Newton’s new work Bodied Assemblies, to be presented in Dance Massive, Dancehouse, Melbourne in March 2017.

 

14th- 28th October

Outside eye for Ivey Wawn’s new work Adventure Dances: Summoning Sensation, presented by Dirty Feet at Shopfront, Carlton Theatre, Sydney.

 

29th September – 4th December

Performer in Adelle Mills’ video work Axiom of Maria for Primavera 2016 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.

 

15th September

Developed textual score for Brian Fuata for performance accompanying Placeholder at The Physics Room, Christchurch, NZ.

 

24th August

Commenced PhD in Dance at the School of Arts and Media, UNSW. Awarded the Australian Postgraduate Award Scholarship and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences top-up Scholarship.

 

26th July – 31st October

Lecturing dance major course Body Practices: Thinking through the Body, semester 2, School of Arts and Media, University of NSW.

 

30th June

A Score for 1985: live performance created in collaboration with dance major students at the School of Arts and Media, UNSW, presented in Mid-Year Show, Creative Practice Lab.

 

18th June

Member of panel for New Positions – Dance and Choreography in the Gallery, with Angela Goh and Kelli Jean Drinkwater, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney.

http://fbiradio.com/945fm/programs/canvas/2016-06-19

 

15th May – 15th June

White Record (2015) 4 channel video installation is screened on ABC Online Arts

http://iview.abc.net.au/programs/24-frames-per-second/AC1510H007S00

 

10th June

Invited participant for research in intermedial composition: Compositional Speculations: Poetics: Polyphony: Perception at the School of Arts and Media, UNSW.

 

23rd-27th May

Residency at ReadyMade Works with support from the DAIR program, Ausdance NSW.

 

23rd May

We make an unsubstantial territory’: presentation for the Mini-Symposium chaired by Edward Scheer, 20th Biennale of Sydney, presented at the Creative Lab, UNSW.

 

6th May

Choreographic direction for Rafaela Pandolfini, Studio 66 Oxford St.

 

27th April

TACET: Rhythmic Composition new performance work presented in Choreography and the Gallery, at the Art Gallery of NSW for the20th Biennale of Sydney.

 

17th April, 15th May, 26th June

Performer in Agatha Gothe-Snape with Brooke Stamp’s Here, an echo, for the 20th Biennale of Sydney.

 

7th-30th April

Residency in Research Room at Critical Path.

 

21st March

Commenced teaching series of masterclasses for dance students at the School of Arts and Media, UNSW.

 

15th-19th March

Performer in Mette Edvardsen’s Time has fallen asleep in the afternoon sunshine, presented at Newtown Library for the 20th Biennale of Sydney.

 

2nd-5th March

Choreographer for Hissy Fit’s work I might blow up someday, presented in Festival of Live Art, Arts House, Melbourne.

 

18th-29th January

Artist in residence at Bundanon Trust Residency, NSW.

 

 

2015

 

16th November - 6th December

Dance and the Visual Arts, Stage 3 of an ongoing research project with Erin Brannigan and Matthew Day, University of NSW.

 

13th November

Imitation Jazz, performance work created in collaboration with dance major students, End of Year Show, Creative Practice Lab, the University of NSW.

 

6th October

Guest lecturer for Dr Justine Shih Pearson, for the course Performance Research, Macquarie University.

 

3rd October – 1st November

Choreographer for Hissy Fit’s work I might blow up someday, presented in Live Works Festival, Performance Space, Sydney.

 

9th-12th September

For Bruce, performance presented in 1 Room 13 Times, curated by Mark Feary for the Spring 1883 Art Fair, The Establishment Hotel, Sydney.

 

9th September

Performer in Wave Forms, by Brooke Stamp, presented in 1 Room 13 Times, curated by Mark Feary for the Spring 1883 Art Fair, The Establishment Hotel, Sydney.

 

3rd September - 13th November

Commenced teaching series of masterclasses with dance major students at the University of NSW.

 

10th-29th August

Outside eye for choreographer Kate McIntosh and musician Bree Van Reyk’s work In Stereo, Presented at Campbelltown Arts Centre in conjunction with Critical Path.

 

25th July

Performer for trial of Agatha Gothe-Snape’s work Rhetorical Chorus, to be presented in Performa 15, New York Society for Ethical Culture.

 

18th June-2nd August

White Record, 4 channel HD video installation, presented in large-scale screendance exhibition 24 Frames Per Second, Carriageworks, Sydney.

 

18th July

Presentation with Erin Brannigan and Vicki Van Hout on 24 Frames Per Second, Carriageworks, Sydney.

 

15th June - 4th July

Mentor for Rhiannon Newton’s performance work Bodied Assemblies, Out of the Studio, Dirty Feet, presented at Shopfront Contemporary Arts and Performance.

 

3rd July- 31st December

Research Assistant for New Paradigms for Performance Pedagogies- Indigenous and Digital Pedagogies, Dr Erin Brannigan and Dr Bryoni Trezise, School of Arts and Media, the University of NSW.

 

26th July - 12th November

Lecturing course Introduction to Movement for dance major students, School of Arts and Media, University NSW.

 

30th October

The Dawn of Nothing, single channel video installation, Solo Dance Residency Showing, ReadyMade Works, Sydney.

 

1st-30th October

Residency at ReadyMade Works, Sydney.

 

10th June – 4th July

Choreographer for Hissy Fit’s work I might blow up someday, to be presented in Live Works Festival, Performance Space, Sydney.

 

28th May - 10th June

Creative development as performer for Angela Goh’s work Desert Body Creep, to be presented in Next Wave Festival, Melbourne.

 

6th-17th July

DAIR residency at ACPE, Sydney, supported by Ausdance NSW.

 

6th-11th April

Dance and the Visual Arts, Stage 2 of ongoing research project with Erin Brannigan and Matthew Day, University of NSW.

 

23rd March

Commenced teaching series of masterclasses for dance students, School of Arts and Media, University NSW.

 

19th-21st March

Participated in National Dance Forum, with funding support from Ausdance NSW.

 

14th March

Presentation of research for the Australia Finland International Exchange,

Arts Warehouse, Dance Massive Festival, Melbourne.

 

16th February – 14th March

Stage 3 of the Australia Finland International Exchange, at Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney.

 

February 8th

Completed Master of Research in Performance, Creative Practice, Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies, Macquarie University, Sydney.

 

16th January

Performance with sound artists Gail Priest and Joel Stern, The NOW now festival.

http://www.realtimearts.net/article/issue125/11849