Simon Ellis is a choreographer, dancer and film-maker interested in practices and ideas to do with (not necessarily at the same time) power, responsibility, memory, dialogue and screens. Simon has a practice-as-research PhD from the University of Melbourne. The research explored liveness, improvisation, documentation and remembering, and was presented as a DVD-ROM. His work as a scholar includes understanding ways of knowing through writing, choreography and film, and in supporting the development of practice-as-research (see practiceasresearchblog.wordpress.com) www.skellis.info
Simon Ellis & Rebecca Hilton From Verb to Noun and Back AgainThoughts on Documenting Practice Based Artistic Research
Via a written conversation Becky and Simon discuss processes and practices of documentation in dance, artistic research and knowledge production, and experiences of working as artists both inside and outside of the Academy.