Dominique Baron-Bonarjee, French/Indian/British
Performance, live art, visual art, writing
// performances and exhibitions
2017 Between at A217 Gallery, London | group exhibition
2016 Sui Generis at Hazard 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
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
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
MA Performance Art, 2007 | Central St Martins School of Art, London
Performance and Dance research and training, Japan | Ko Murobushi, Yukio Suzuki, Yoshito Ohno, Masaki Iwana, Akira Kasai, Natsu Nakajima
Contemporary Dance training | Alessandro Carboni, Athina Valha, Nacera Belaza, Julie Anne Stanzak, Skinner Releasing with Gaby Agis, Body Weather Laboratory – Oguri, 2009-2010
// personal information
Languages | English & French (bilingual), Spanish & Italian (fluent), Japanese (learner), German (learner)