Marisa Zanotti

Dr Marisa Zanotti is a Reader in Choreography and Digital Technologies and an award winning artist-researcher. Her work has consistently investigated the cultural significance of the body in new knowledges generated by choreographic practices, this includes exploring how these knowledges might interface with popular culture. Her practice-led research is driven by a fascination with relationships between bodies and evolving technologies, analogue and digital mediated through a choreographic lens (1987–present day). Recent work includes The Pan’s People Papers (2015) with choreographer Lea Anderson and Entangled (2018) with classical composer Matthew Whiteside. She is currently developing a new moving image project, Spirit Merchants.

Simon Ellis

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