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Tempo Dance Festival 2022 - Body of Work and QWERTY - A Double Bill

5 Oct 2022 to 6 Oct 2022
Wednesday 5 October to Thursday 6 October
A double bill presents two works examining the relationship between the human body and technology through an evening of stunning visuals and innovative possibilities.
Event type: 
Dance, Live event
$34 - $40
Q Theatre
305 Queen Street, Auckland CBD.


BODY OF WORK – prophetic

A dance with the digital.

Conditions decided by us.

Body Of Work explores the tension between the performance and the documentation of the performance, by making them one in the same through a synthesis of the human body and technology, playing with the perception of time. A hybrid, a cyborg, a performance where opposition is irrelevant so that the question remains, who choreographs and who is choreographed?

QWERTY – the sequel

A dance with the digital.

Conditions forced upon us.

QWERTY experiments with interior and exterior interfaces and explores where thresholds begin and end within and beyond the limitations of the dancing body. Where is the interface between a dance and its audience? How does the dissonance between seeing and feeling the physical body program new pathways via the digital realm?

Tickets available here:

This event is part of the wider Tempo Dance Festival, so if you can't make it to Body of Work and QWERTY, check out the Tempo Dance Festival 2022 programme below for more events at Q Theatre. 

Choreographer and Performer: Atlanta Eke
Video Artists Projection Design: RDYSTDY Hana Miller and Jacob Perkins
Music Composition: Daniel Jenatsch
Lighting Design: Matthew Adey

Tempo: Te Rerenga o Tere is proudly presented by New Zealand Dance Festival Trust and supported by Creative New Zealand, Foundation North and Auckland Council.

Body Of Work was initially commissioned by Carriageworks, Dancehouse and the Keir Foundation for the Keir Choreographic Award 2014 and is supported by City of Yarra through Dancehouse, the Australia Council for the Arts, and Creative New Zealand.

QWERTY has been supported through the ChunkyMove and Warrnambool Art Gallery (WAG) Victoria Regional Artists Residency, Geelong Performing Arts Centre: Creative Engine, and Creative New Zealand