FEATURED ARTISTS: JANUARY 2018
Name: Ida Kymmer
Ida Kymmer is a multifaceted composer, working across disciplines, genres and cultures. She has worked for the experimental performing art team Rufxxx, functioned as an in-house composer at the contemporary dance theatre. Foyer, composed for TV, documentaries, installation art, performance and performing arts. She has also directed pieces for opening of film festivals, galleries, club events and contemporary dance festivals, bridging the gap between composing, directing and performing. Ida spent many years in Seoul, South Korea, where she also, in 2010 received the price “Remarkable Artist of the Year” from the Korean Association of Culture Critics as the first non-Korean national.
Current location: Cape Town / Warsaw / Seoul
Specialisation: Music, sound, visuals & text
Costs: Depending on scope of work. Examples of pricing
10 minutes piece adjusted of existing work USD 300
40 minutes documentary, full concept from scratch: USD 3000
Name: Melissa Sanderson
Melissa Sanderson is a Seattle-based dance artist whose work takes the forms of choreography, performance, and dance film. Her choreography has been presented through the International Young Choreographers Project in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, the World Dance Alliance Global Summit in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, Austin Dance Festival, Texas Dance Improvisational Festival, American College Dance Association, Full Tilt, and BOOST Dance Festival. She has performed in a variety of festivals in the U.S.A., Switzerland, The Netherlands, and Germany, most recently with Jordan Fuchs Company and Coriolis. In 2014 she received the Excellence in Choreography Scholarship Award: Videodance from Texas Woman’s University for her work selected by international dance film festivals in the U.S.A., Italy, Turkey, Brazil, Mexico, and France. Sanderson is currently working as a freelance performer/choreographer and as an Adjunct Professor for online Dance Appreciation courses through Eastfield College and Tarrant County College. She holds a B.F.A. in Dance (2010) from San Diego State University, where she received the 2014 Alumni to Watch Award, and a M.F.A. in Dance (2014) from Texas Woman’s University.
More information: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP1MIxXhCQWiAgXTjSaIfbw
Current location: Seattle, WA
Specialisation: Performance, Choreography, Dance Film, Education
Cost: fees available upon request
*Photo credit of dance pic: Marga van den Meydenberg
Name: DongMin Kim
Dong Min Kim holds a B.F.A in Korean Dance from SungKyunKwan University, where she received M.A and Ph.D in Seoul, Korea. Kim received the 2015 Duri Choreographer Festival Awards, 2015 Choreographer’s series The Best Dancer Awards from Dance Culture Forum, 2010 Seoul International Dance Competition Senior 1st awards, and 2005 Dong-A Dance Competition Second awards. Currently, she is an artistic director of All New Dance Project.
Current location: Seoul, Korea
Specialisation: Korean Traditional Dance / Korean Modern Dance
Cost: fees available upon request
Photo credits: VISIONSTYLER PRESS PHOTO/KIM DOO-HO/ Foyer Production
Name: Irving Neil Kwok
Irving Neil Kwok is a dance portrait photographer based in Singapore and principal photographer for PROJECT DANCESCAPES. Combining his love for dance and travel, he seeks to create breathtaking images juxtaposing the grace and movement of dancers against stunning landscapes and architecture as a celebration of the talent and years of sacrifice these amazing individuals spend perfecting their craft as well as to provide his audience with a fresh way of viewing spaces. Over the last 2 years, he has collaborated with numerous dancers across Asia, Europe and North America and dreams of creating work in every continent one day.
Current Location: Singapore
Cost: N/A. Available for collaborations on PROJECT DANCESCAPES only. To participate, please send bio and portfolio of up to 5 recent dance images via email/Facebook/Instagram direct message.