Adam Linder (b. 1983) was born in Sydney and now lives in Berlin. Linder works predominantly with the medium of dance, making both theatre pieces and ‘Choreographic Services’. He has worked with choreographers, dance companies, and visual artists including Shahryar Nashat, Michael Clark, Meg Stuart/Damaged Goods and The Royal Ballet. At Liverpool Biennial 2016 Linder presents a new performance, Some Strands of Support, from 7 until 9 October. His works have been presented in theatre contexts such as HAU Theatre in Berlin (2013 – present); American Realness, New York (2014); and Kampnagel Theatre, Hamburg (2013); as well as in spaces typically devoted to visual art, such as the Institute for Contemporary Art, London (2015); CCA Wattis, San Francisco (2015); Museum of Modern Art Warsaw (2015); Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2015); Museum of Arts and Design, New York (2014); and Kunsthalle Basel, Basel (2014).
The venue for this talk is Lecture Theatre F (G.74), Chemistry West Block, University of Leeds. Directions to the venue can be found online here.
The VAT series hosts talks by an exciting range of arts practitioners from around the world every Monday afternoon 14:00 to 15:30 during teaching weeks.
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Image: Adam Linder, Auto Ficto Reflexo, 2015. Photo by Sarah Bonn. Courtesy of the choreographer.