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Tura are delighted to announce Boorloo based electronic artist Ozlem Kesik as the successful recipient of Tura's commission for Coalescing Towards, presented by STRUT Dance in association with Tura, as part of Perth Festival.
Kesik’s idiosyncratic practice explores the endearing aesthetics of failure. Incorporating humour and meta irony, Kesik’s work embraces maximal rhythms and electronic glitches as a reflection of our own human fallibility, emotionality, and fragility. Their work draws inspiration from Hyperpop, Techno, Drum & Bass as well as the visual art aesthetics of weirdcore.
Kesik will work closely with international choreographer, movement researcher and club culture celebrator Michele Rizzo composing a bespoke score for a new collaborative work entitled Coalescing Towards.
We had an overwhelming response to the commission callout in late December and thank everyone that applied.
Coalescing Towards will be performed in the State Theatre Centre of WA Courtyard from the 15-18 February as part of the PERTH MOVES Hub – a free dance space for all, presented by STRUT Dance.
Image of Ozlem Kesic, photo by Shaun Ferraloro.