• Annalouise Paul (NSW)

    Rimbun Dahan Malaysia

    Creative Exchange is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW

Annalouise Paul is a contemporary-flamenco choreographer and performer whose works explore identity and transformation through the intersection of contemporary and traditional forms. She received support from National Arts Council Singapore for her cross-cultural dance-theatre work, ‘Singlish’ in 2016, has toured her work to India, and is the recipient of the Australian Arts in Asia Award in Dance. Using cross-cultural and hybrid processes with local dance artists and communities at Rimbun Dahan, Annalouise will research and develop new interdisciplinary works that explore the existence of multiple cultural affinities, histories and languages in the single body.

  • Thomas Ford (WA)

    George Town Festival  Malaysia

    Creative Exchange has been funded by the Western Australian Government through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industrie

Australian artist Tomás Ford unique take on cabaret combines electronic music, video projections, smooth-ish crooning and clowning-inspired idiocy. A veteran of the Edinburgh Fringe and festivals around Australia and New Zealand, his shows radiate intensity and fun. His comedy DJ format Crap Music Rave Party is an international hit, touring weekly to packed dancefloors. He runs fringe arts record label and pop-up performing arts program Normal Place. On exchange he will continue his collaboration with Malay artist Ze Rebelle and develop a live show based on their popular Malay-language comedy videos.