An independent, international multi-modal project, creating ‘gatherings’ of people, action, dance, sound and music, exploring the boundaries between audience, participant and performer. Subsequently 'They Gather' creates dialogue with environments, societies, politics, histories and speculative futurologies.
A multi EU country residency commission about borders and rights to movement, collaborating with activists, individuals seeking asylum.artists and youth from Roma communities, emigrant workers and youths navigating social tnesions.
Winner of the inaugural 2009 TURN Prize (Dance Manchester, hAb & greenroom) An immersive promenade dance and video work. Also adapted for outdoor public space and festival performance.Concept, choreography, media design, sound design and performance: Julia Griffin, Kate Engineer & Bridget Fiske. Presented at greenroom, Manchester and Urban Moves International Dance Festival.