Mischa Baka

Sunday, September 6, 2020

Rebekha Otomys Exhibition

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Rebekha Otomys Exhibition





One of the questions from Rebekha's new online exhibition at Otomys

You are a performing artist as well as a digital print maker, I’d love to know how your art practices inform each other?


My dance informs my art; it gives energy, focus and balance to a practice that requires much stillness, patience and trust. Alternatively, my art brings meaning to my dance. I am currently composing a new dance for my Dance Choir company, which will comprise eleven dancers on stage relating to the natural worlds presented in my digital print works. My art and dance are polyphonic narratives where the many sounds, voices, emotional states, forms and layers interact with equal importance. On stage, the expression sublimates in a fleeting moment and in my art this is sustained within the print.

Recently my partner, Mischa Baka, and I produced Perpetual, a short dance film for Nature’s Denouement. (As I was dancing for the shoot, I was able to remove my mask). Perpetual is a summary of how humans often find creative ways to meet life by redirecting energies from life’s joys and challenges, into inspirational form. I love how the rhythms of flowing, staccato, chaos lyrical and stillness from my Five Rhythms dance practice, also play out in nature. The rhythms within nature and in the body seem to be varied sized art forms showing all inner tenuous, fractured or flowing worlds. As an artist creating my own worlds, I think of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein from time to time, and how what we create becomes its own power, will and voice. Once I create my art and place it out into the world it is beyond my control and there is something about this that is frightening and liberating but also carries a sense of responsibility for me.



Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Photo shoot with Kate

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Photo shoot with Kate
Kate Harris, Alphington, Victoria - Mischa Baka

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Immigration Museum

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Immigration Museum
Aarti Jadu delivers a live solo set spanning her many influences and practices from Indian, choral, chant and experimental realms, to create an exhilarating space beyond genre at the Immigration Museum.








Prudence Trinca, Beckie Wilson

Beckie Wilson


Thursday, February 6, 2020

Rehearsal for Death

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Rehearsal for Death
Rebekah Stuart, Sophie Thompson 

Rebekah Stuart, Sophie Thompson 

Rebekah Stuart, Sophie Thompson 

Rebekah Stuart, Sophie Thompson 
Rehearsal for Death is a glorious exploration of life’s only certainty: death.
In this physical theatre piece, Rebekah Stuart and Sophie Thompson dance through mortality, decay, and grief. Taking inspiration from storytelling and ritual, the dancers revel in our shared impermanence, and measure the weight of mortality on the living.
Created, produced, directed and performed by Rebekah Stuart and Sophie Thompson

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Rodd

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Rodd
Rodd Rathjen 2020 - Mischa Baka