KEYNOTE: PELENAKEKE BROWN
She has presented her work in the US, UK, Canada and Germany. She was recognised with a Pacific Toa award at the Creative New Zealand Pacific Arts Awards in 2020 as well as receiving the Dance/NYC’s Disability Dance Artistry Award in 2019.
She has worked with The Metropolitan Museum of Art (NY) and the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, (NY) Gibney Dance Center (NY) and The Goethe Institute ( DE) and other cultural institutions.
She has held residencies with Eyebeam (NY), AXIS Dance Company (CA), The Laundromat Project (NY), Denniston Hill (NY), and The Vermont Studio Center (VT).
Her work has been published in The Hawai‘i Review, Apogee Journal, and the Movement Research Performance Journal.
Most recently she has co-founded rotations.dance- collaborative movement practice working towards deepening and challenging our understanding of artistry, disability, and access.