Performing Arts Review: Mona Foma, Hobart

Published on Artshub
February 2022

“...Whether serpent or statue, the flesh with its subtle, supple, shifting, breathing, pulsing, sweating, dripping liveness suggested silk and marble and never the unyielding unresponsiveness of solid concrete.”

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Fertile Ground

Published on Stage Whispers May 2021

“...This is a gritty, dusty piece that is strangely eloquent and emotional. It is kind: it doesn't criticise human nature, merely puts it on show and makes us question our instincts to build, to accumulate, to tear down. The performers move lovingly together – their intertwined ambition to be together, support one another, fade and eventually exit...”

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Fertile Ground

Published on Nothing Ever Happens in BrisbaneMay 2021

“...By the time the performers have arrive at the centre of the room, the outside world has slipped away. My senses are tightly focused on the two. They rise in sync and transfer the blocks to their arms, caressing their tool of choice with the tenderness of a newborn. They begin to spin. Their rotations increasingly faster and wilder, the blocks threatening to flung across the room. You can cut the tension with a knife. I realise I’m holding my breathe...”


Published in issue #4 of In/Form by Ausdance QLD, pg 10-13. 

Creating Options Agency for the witness, the participant and the in-between.

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Published by HOTA, Home of the Arts.

Reimaging change in Fertile Ground
Reflections on a residency undertaken on Yugambeh + Kombumerri country with the support of HOTA.

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Published by Dancenorth

Conflict, Body, Concrete
Reflections on a residency undertaken on Bindal + Wulgurukaba Land.

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We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands and sea on which we create, perform, live, and work. We pay our respects to all First Nations peoples and their elders past, present and future. We recognise and honour their unique connection to place, community and movement. Sovereignty was never ceded.

Ashleigh Musk | Michael Smith. 2020.