Paul GAZZOLA

ARTS LAB PROVOCATEUR 2013

 

Paul operates an interdisciplinary practice of over 20 years across art, architecture, choreography, installation, performance, set design, video and theory. Creating and curating works for galleries, museums, stages, site-specific settings, print and projection, that have seen presentations and commissions in Australia and internationally. Originally trained as a carpenter, he has a B.A. in Performance, is a qualified a Feldenkrais practitioner and in 2004 commenced studies in architecture. The culmination of these varied inquiries, each exploring the connection/intervention between the body and the built form, provide a unique platform of knowledge in his working life.

Alongside his own work he has collaborated, designed and performed with such companies as Fieldworks Performance Group (Aus) and Les Ballets C de le B (Belgium) and with various European artists such as Xavier Le Roy, Nadia Cusimano, Meg Stuart & Tino Sehgal. He is also a founding member and ongoing collaborator of Lone Twin Theatre (UK).

He is the LiveArt curator at Campbelltown Arts Centre (NSW), co-curator of ADHOCRACY (Vitalstatistix, SA) & SEAM13 (NSW) well as being the inaugural Associate Artist at Critical Path, Sydney for 2012/13.

In the last two years he has started to design and build large scale public art works including the THE ROCKS WINDMILL – co designed with Joey Ruigrok van der Werven for the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Association & TUMBLEWEED – Kent town Rapid prototype project, City of Norwood, Payneham & St Peters, SA.