Carol Brown is an internationally established performer, choreographer and currently Senior Lecturer in Dance Studies at The National Institute of Creative Arts and Industries, University of Auckland. Her work evolves through collaborative research with artists and scholars from other disciplines, in particular architecture, music and media design. Formerly choreographer in residence at the Place Theatre, London, Carol has received numerous awards including a Jerwood Award for Choreography, the Ludwig Forum International Prize for Innovation and a NESTA Dream Time fellowship.
Carol talks in detail about the collaborative work Tongues of Stone, made in Perth in 2011 with designer Dorita Hannah and sound artist Russell Scoones. "Our collaborative process seeks to make connections between the lived-in present and long-buried traumatic pasts..."