Double Dance Bill
Terrarium; a captivating ensemble work by Omer Backley-Astrachan. A series of short stories, each delves into a different aspect of life, love and death. Alongside Patricia Wood’s Transmission Solo: tools for telepathy and conjuring sensation, an experimental dance performance that incorporates radio transmission as a source of poetics, transmitting movement across time, space and social memory.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Omer Backley-Astrachan is a NSW based dancer and choreographer. Originally from Israel, Backley-Astrachan has worked extensively overseas with an array of choreographers and dance companies. His works were invited to copious venues and festivals both in Australia and overseas such as Carriageworks Sydney, Sydney Fringe Festival, Fringe World Festival- Perth, Suzanne Dellal Centre, Tel Aviv Summer Dance Festival, The Lock-Up Gallery Newcastle, Bondi Pavilion and many more.
Patricia Wood is a dancer and choreographer. Her practice draws from choreographic and ethnographic process and takes multiple forms, including performance, radio transmission and text. She recently completed a Masters of Research, “Dancing the Archive” at Macquarie University. Patricia has received residencies from Critical Path, Frontyard, Ausdance, Tasdance, PA-F and Omeo Dance. As a performer Patricia works with artists, such as Mette Edvardsen, Eszter Salamon, Ros Crisp, Clare Dyson, Natalie Cursio, Ivey Wawn, Dean Walsh, Victoria Hunt and Rhiannon Newton.