move-me is a new work by Goat and Ricochet Dance Productions It comes in 2 parts a booth currently touring the UK until March 2007 and the website www.move-me.com
Launched at the ICA London in February 2006 it features some of dance's most eclectic choreographers - Rafael Bonachela, Nigel Charnock, Jonzi D, Deborah Hay, Shobana Jeyasingh, New Art Club, Stephen Petronio and Kirstie Simson. Their styles range from hip hop and improvisation through dance comedy to metrosexual dance politics and 21st century multi-cultural contemporary dance. Now they have created choreography for anyone who wants to have a go.
All people have to do is enter the move-me booth and follow the choreographer's spoken instructions. They can add their imagination, wit and best dance moves; they can do a solo by their favourite choreographer or they can choose to create their own dance for the camera. There are a variety of ways to experience the move-me booth - from having a laugh with your friends to quiet curiosity or serious dance practice.
The move-me booth records the performances which are then uploaded on to the website at move-me.com to create an ever-growing gallery of video dances.
move-me is co-produced by Goat and Ricochet Dance Productions from an original idea by Simon Fildes and Katrina McPherson.
The move-me booth is a special video booth touring to theatre foyers, festival venues, arts centres, galleries, universities and dance agencies. Enter the move-me booth, follow instructions by some of the world's most exciting dance-makers and create your own video dance. Be inspired to dance by choreographers Rafael Bonachela, Nigel Charnock, Jonzi D, Shobana Jeyasingh, New Art Club, Stephen Petronio, Kirstie Simson and Deborah Hay. After your visit, go to www.move-me.com to find your dance on the website, see other people's dances.
Move-me is co-produced by Ricochet Dance Productions and Goat
Media Ltd, from an original idea by Simon Fildes and Katrina McPherson.
Move-me is an Arts Council England Capture commission, sponsored by Calumet Photographic and co-funded by the Scottish Arts Council, Moose Foundation, Alt-W, New Media Scotland and Sadlers Wells. Supported by Newhaven, Scottish School of Contemporary Dance and University of Roehampton