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Judith Walton teaches theory and practice in performance making on the BA in Performance Studies at Victoria University, Melbourne. Recent work includes: reconfigured at 24HR Art, Darwin, no hope no reason for the Melbourne International Arts Festival, ACCA, Tactical Operations/Eudemonia with Rachel Fensham for Performance Studies international (PSi) #10 Singapore, and paralla x, at the Moving Image Centre, Auckland.
Junji Watanabe received his PhD in Information Science and Technology from the University of Tokyo in 2005 and his MA in Mathematical Engineering and Information Physics in 2002. His research interests lie in the area of cognitive science involving motion and visual perception, as well as auditory and tactile interfaces for communication devices.
Paul White has worked for directors and companies worldwide including DV8 Physical Theatre (Lloyd Newson), Australian Dance Theatre, Meryl Tankard, Tanja Liedtke, Narelle Benjamin, David Hughes, and Nigel Jamieson. He toured extensively in Australia and overseas with Tanja Liedtke’s Twelfth Floor and construct; developed In Glass with Narelle Benjamin: co-choreographed and performed the full-length solo The Oracle with Meryl Tankard which premiered as part of Spring Dance 09 at the Sydney Opera House. Most recently, Paul collaborated with Martin del Amo, co-choreographing and performing this solo work, Anatomy of an Afternoon (2012). Over the years, Paul has been acknowledged with Helpmann and Australian Dance Awards for his performances in Honour Bound, Twelfth Floor, construct, In Glass and Anatomy of an Afternoon (2012). In 2010 he received Australian Dance Awards for both performance and choreography (with Meryl Tankard) for The Oracle. In the next year, he will perform a number of works with Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, and continue touring other shows throughout Europe and the U.S.A.