One Two Ten 2015 Anywhere Festival
Emma is an emerging artist whose work takes numerous forms. Creatively curious and technologically driven her practice spans dance, visual-arts, digital media and the written word. Based in Perth, Emma graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) Honours (Dance) program LINK Dance Company in 2010. In 2014 Emma collaboratively produced and performed her solo 'A dance with no home' as part of the sold-out triple bill entitled 'Paperland' during FringeWorld 2014. 'Paperland' subsequently won FringeWorld’s 2014’s ‘Best Dance Show’ award. In 2014, Emma undertook a Department of Culture and the Arts WA Fellowship, which has enabled her to undertake multiple projects spanning Sydney, Berlin and Perth. During this time Emma created 'These Rooms' in collaboration with video and photographer Fionn Mulholland. An in-depth investigation into lineage of space, persons and community.
Emma has also been awarded an Australia Council for the Arts, JUMP mentoring grant (2012); developed her own new media performance work ‘Multiple Mobs of 1’ alongside Perth video artist Kynan Tan (2012); and performed her solo ‘In-HUman on her Sleeve’ at the ACT Festival in Bilbao Spain (2013). In 2015, Emma is a successful applicant of Next Wave's 2015 Kickstart program. Successful in a highly competitive field, She will develop a new work, 'microLandscapes' in the lead-up to Next Wave Festival 2016.