Traditional Dance

I was very pleased to be able to nurture my curatorial interest in contemporary, historical and traditional dance, including screen dance, by serving as the Vice-Convenor on the Board of Trustees of Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland April 2020 – July 2022. In August 2022 I had to step down from the Board in order to undertake the curatorship of Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland. … Continue reading Traditional Dance

Marlene Millar

Following my long-standing curatorial interest in the practice of women artists, I initiated and curated the first survey exhibition by multi-award winning Canadian artist and filmmaker Marlene Millar spanning 30 years of her creative practice through a selection of 30 works from 1989 to 2019. Included were a newly commissioned multi-screen installation alongside public engagements with Marlene’s works through poetry, creative and critical writing, live … Continue reading Marlene Millar

Movement

Movement is a touring screen dance exhibition which paints a collective moving image portrait of the pioneering contemporary dance diva Margaret Morris (1891–1980) and her method of natural movement known as Margaret Morris Movement or MMM, still practised the world over today. This is an homage through six films by Scottish and international contemporary visual artists and filmmakers including Lewis Gourlay, Su Grierson, Brian Hartley, … Continue reading Movement

Screen.dance

Screen.dance – Scotland’s first and only festival of dance film – was initiated and co-curated by Simon Fildes, Iliyana Nedkova and Peter Royston in 2016 and held at Threshold arspace, Perth until 2019 in association with Goat Media and Horsecross Arts. Explore Screen.dance 2019 (formerly known as Perth Screen Dance) by scrolling below In June 2020, Screen.dance migrated to Edinburgh under the curatorship of Simon … Continue reading Screen.dance