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Us and All of This

Award-winning choreographer Liesel Zink rehearses a new site-specific work at QPAC

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For the past week, people from all walks of life have been at QPAC participating in the creative development of Brisbane-based choreographer Liesel Zink’s new work Us and All of This

Acclaimed for her public performance projects, Zink brought together participants of various ages, professions, ethnicities, genders and body types to collaborate in a series of workshops led by co-artists Roxanne McDonald, Brian Lucas, Leah Shelton, Hsin-Ju Ely, and Joshua Lowe.

Liesel Zink's Us and All of This

Along with the artists, Zink’s intent was to devise a series of choreographic and improvisational scores in response to a world that has become increasingly defined by rising geopolitical tension, ecological mismanagement, deteriorating labour conditions and social isolation.

The week culminated in a public showcase on the Melbourne Street Green, which saw participants taking in ‘us and all of this’, with the bustle of QPAC and its surrounds melting away and transforming into beautiful place of communion.

Liesel Zink's Us and All of This   

Liesel Zink's Us and All of This

This project is produced by Performing Lines. Us and All of This was commissioned by Arts Centre Melbourne, and has been developed with support from Arts Queensland, Australia Council, Ausdance Qld and Besen Family Foundation.

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