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Tiyan Baker – Reflection
Art and Australia Article by Sebastian Henry Jones

Art and Australia Article by Sebastian Henry Jones

Lessons to Learn from Dancing PACT Salon—The Big Bounce, Curated by Matt Cornell, PACT Centre for Emerging Artists, Sydney, 29 April 2017 In the program for PACT Salon’s The Big Bounce, Curator Matt Cornell writes of the event as a moment in which one can ‘learn dancing, watch dancing, talk about dancing, and just do…

A Discussion – Aurora Scott and Emma Jenkins

A Discussion – Aurora Scott and Emma Jenkins

A Discussion on Matt Cornell’s The Big Bounce by Aurora Scott and Emma Jenkins Emma: A few weeks ago, we went to see Matt Cornell’s The Big Bounce at PACT in Erskineville. There was a lot happening that night! Dance performances, workshops, a discussion panel, a BBQ, installations. What really struck me throughout the night,…

Emily Dash – reflection

Emily Dash – reflection

Entering into Matt Cornell’s PACT Salon was like being ushered into another world – a world where bodies could speak to each other, and movement was a shared currency.  From the first moment to the last, we were made aware of our physicality and the different ways in which we can occupy a particular space,…

Celeste Stein – creative writing response

Celeste Stein – creative writing response

We dance in multiple places at one time; in our memory, in our presence, in our body, with each other. There is an external doing and thinking, but mostly there is an internal involuntarily narrative that unfolds within us- as visual, audible, and physical thought. Our legitimate ‘movement’ is what our audience cannot see. There…

Elle Evangelista – Forward from The Big Bounce

Elle Evangelista – Forward from The Big Bounce

I like to consider myself a dance advocate. I think, well actually know, that dance can provoke, provide and solve some, if not all, our individual problems and actually I’d like to think that dancing can solve the problems of the world. The first of PACT Salon for 2017 The Big Bounce, curated by Matt…

Elle Evangelista – Review

Elle Evangelista – Review

Recapping The Big Bounce: The first of PACT’s Salon Series PACT Salon Series for 2017 began with an ultra-fun, informative and provoking start with The Big Bounce curated by Matt Cornell. Described as “one night mini festivals” the Salons aim to showcase new works and act as a platform for performance, party and critical discussion…

Adam Warburton – reflection

Adam Warburton – reflection

The week after The Big Bounce I started working full time. Its been difficult trying to get my head to stop and focus creatively on what happened that night and   how that night impacted me. The lead up to the event included a lot of rehearsals and the night seemed to pass by in…

Libby Montilla – Reflections

Libby Montilla – Reflections

The Night of The Big Bounce was an experience to remember. Grooving with great people with awesome vibes, watching performances where you want to join in or got sucked in and listening to advices and experiences from amazing artists with also a night to remember at the end. Matt, I’m going to be honest here……

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