July 5 - 8 2018
Fiona talks about the residency:
Fiona Gardner founded Finsart Inc. in 2011 that operates Finsart Studio in Adelaide, SA. The studio hosts and facilitates various dance workshops, classes, residencies and performances since 2015. Fiona has worked on a variety of different performance art projects. Notable projects include collaboration with visual artist Michael Larue on Shattered Perfection, that won the SALA moving image award in 2015. She was the choreographer/filmmaker for a dance parkour project supported by OPAL: SA Health LEAP working with Refugees from Afghanistan, West Africa and Nepal. Other collaborative projects include Guitars and Dance, Aerial Harness performance Quasi-Ideal, site-specific work Cultural Isolation and an sequel performance project that explored psychological addiction What’s Your Crutch?. In 2017, Fiona completed her honors research project on Dance Culturepreneurs’ Experience in Arts Funding to explore the political economic of the performing arts in Adelaide. Fiona is aiming to extend the message of Kali Solo performance work for stage or installation.