Dominique Baron-Bonarjee, FR/IN/UK/JP/ZW
Performance, live art, visual art, writing
// performances and exhibitions
2018 outländish*, Gruntaler Gallery, Berlin | Mini residency & procession
2018 Theorem, Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge | Group exhibition
2018 Choreography as Gift: Time, Theaterhaus Berlin Mitte | Performance from research
2018 The Invisible Realm: Paths to Arcadia, Iwasaki Museum, Japan | Performance created in collaboration with installation works by Kyoko Fujiwara.
2018 “From here to there is not visible from the very beginning” | Installation at Lewisham Way Art PhD space, Goldsmiths University
2017 Curves of the Hours, Nakanojo Biennale, Gunma, Japan | exhibition and performance
2017 P-Bodies Contemporary Performance Festival, Leipzig
2017 Between at A217 Gallery, London | group exhibition
2016 Emergency 2016, Wordofwarning, Manchester | durational performance
2016 ROTA at KGB Kunstwoche Berlin, Galerie Wedding | 10 hour performance
2016 Loitering with Intent, People’s History Museum | group exhibition
2016 Vacancies, Galerie Wedding, Berlin | group exhibition
2016 Made of Walking, Animart Delphi Greece | presentation & performance
2016 Artvivors at Spreeknie Festival, Berlin | performance & moving image works
2016 Collapse Manchester, Hazard 2016 | commissioned intervention
2016 Sui Generis, Water Tower Art Festival | mixed media installation & performance
2016 Earth Tomes, performance dir. Joan Laage, Liverpool Hope University & Hackney Showrooms
2016 No Winter’s Tale, performance exhibition, Funkhaus, Berlin
2015 Field Trip Project Asia, NIE Gallery Singapore; Vargas Museum, Philippines
2015 ‘Collapse Nº1 – Shimbashi, Tokyo‘ | Performance in public space
2015 ‘Dark Matters’ Nakanojo Biennale Japan | Collaboration with Kaoru Murakami
2015 Butoh Exchange International Dancers Series, Art Centre Keio University
2015 nameless, Hagiso Gallery, Tokyo | Joint exhibition with Ryo Shimizu.
2014 Nothingness, Tatwerk Berlin | dance and voice performance
2014 Black March Berlin | Performance in public space.
2014 Solo Butoh Exhibition, CCCP Gallery, Tokyo | curated by Natsu Nakajima.
2014 Butoh Spring, Tatwerk Berlin | performance and workshop.
2013 RED, Isamu Noguchi Room, Art Centre, Keio University | with Yosuke Fujita
2013 Being and Seeing, Kyozon Gallery, Tokyo | performance with composer Yas Kaz
2013 ‘Making Tracks’ ONCA Gallery, UK | Group exhibition
2013 ‘Pas de Deux’, Block House Gallery, Tokyo | video installation & performance
2013 Pas de Deux, Urban Guild, Kyoto | video installation & performance
2013 Future Shorts, Chiyoda Arts 3331, Tokyo | video installation & performance
2013 Black Box, Gallery éf, Tokyo | installation & performance with sound artist Arihiro Yamada
2013 Instructions for Walks, Parlour Showrooms Gallery, Bristol | sound piece
2013 Black Marche, 59 Rivoli Gallery , Dimanche Rouge, Paris | Participatory performance in public space
2013 Third Life Hagiso Gallery, Tokyo | group exhibition
2013 Black Walk London | performance in public space
2012 Time Winds by Yoshito Ohno, Kazuo Ohno Festival, Bank Art, Yokohama | group performance
2012 Black Box, Kazuo Ohno Dance Studio, Yokohama
2012 Black Walking Piece Tokyo | performance in public space
2012 Future Shorts Japan, 3331 Arts Chiyoda Tokyo | performance in artist Sandra Goldmann’s installation
2011 No Spitting, Dorset Estate (2011) | artist and curator with Mihaela Varzari
2010 Move – Choreographing You, Hayward Gallery | performer in Nevin Aladag’s ‘Raise the Roof’
2010 Barcelona Butoh Festival | solo performance
2010 Catching Shadows, V&A Museum, London | performance in designer Juliana Sissons’ costume installation
2010 The Theatre of the Viscera, La Nef-Manufacture d’Utopies, Paris | residency and installation combining in collaboration with Ingrid Hu and Matt Jackson
2010 Environmental Entanglement, Cold Comfort Farm, Connecticut | sculpture & dance collaboration
2010 The Dali Project, Labapalooza Festival, St Ann’s Warehouse New York | Performer for Puppet Junction.
2009 Spice Festival Hackney Empire, London | Solo Performance
2008 First Position, Seamus Ryan Photographic Studio, London | site-specific performance installation | Supported by Arts Council England
2008 Buried Images, BAC Scratch Festival London| performance installation
2008 Waking/Preservation, Collision Festival London | audio-visual performance collaboration with Matt Jackson
2008 Rehearsal for a Stage Show, Camley St Gardens, London | performance collaboration with Rosie Cooper
2008 Strandings, Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich | performance collaboration with Cie. Tand | supported by Kulturstiftung & TanzHaus, Zurich
2008 Handbag by Geraldine Pilgrim, Battersea Arts Centre, London | performer
2008 Her Name is Dora Matthews, Sophiensaele, 100˚ Festival Berlin | Collaboration with Bridget Stacey
2007 The Sugar Beast Circus, Shunt Space, London | Dir. Geneva Foster-Gluck
2007 Retrovertigo, Lebrija Theatre, Seville. Dir. Pete Brooks | collaborative multi-media work with Central Saint Martins MA class
2006 The Coelicoloe, Camden Peopleʼs Theatre, London | group show with Lotos Collective
2006 The Powder Factory, Hackney Empire London & Marato Festival Barcelona | Dir. Geneva Foster-Gluck |Supported by Arts Council England.
// talks and presentations
2018 Theorem: Doctoral Research in the Visual Arts, Cambridge School of Art, UK
2017 Sacred Places, Liverpool Hope University, UK
2015 ‘Body in the Contemporary City’, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona.
2015 ‘Beyond Contamination‘, Performance Studies International PSi Conference | Aomori Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan.
2015 ‘Where to? The future of walking arts‘, Falmouth University, UK.
2014 Berlin Butoh Festival, round table moderator, Berlin.
// awards & support
Sasakawa Foundation Grant 2015
Institut Français Tokyo 2015
Lisa Ullmann Travel Scholarship Fund 2011, UK
Make A Difference Award 2011, UK
Puppet Centre Trust 2010, UK
La NEF, artist in residence, 2010, Paris, France
European Cultural Foundation award 2009
Arts Council England Grant 2008
// workshops & teaching
2017, Body Material workshop, Sacred Places Conference, Liverpool Hope University
2015 – present, ‘Body Material’ performance workshops, London
2014 ‘Revolt of the body: introduction to Butoh’, Dance Foundation Course, Harare Zimbabwe
2014 Performance workshop, Tatwerk Berlin
2010-2012 Workshops in India, Norway and USA
Performance & Art
Art PhD Research Candidate (current) | Goldsmith’s University of London >>
MA Performance Art, 2007 | Central St Martins School of Art, London