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Gretel Taylor – Restless

Restless is a performative dance piece that responds to the site of the historic Stamford Park Homestead.

Restless is a dance performance that responds to the site of the historic Stamford Park Homestead.

Taylor appears as the spirit of an early settler who lingers uneasily around the site.

The spirit's restlessness is linked to her realisation of the ongoing effects of colonisation, conjured by the 1880s Homestead.

Knox City Council · Immerse 2021 - Artist Interview - Gretel Taylor

Performance dates

Dates to be announced.

Location – The Rowville Art Hub

Stamford Park Homestead, 8 Emmeline Row, Rowville


Gretel Taylor’s performance practice integrates a dance training method called Body Weather, contemporary dance and site-responsive live art.

She has worked extensively in socially engaged settings and has recently developed a curatorial practice.

Taylor is a key artist in the Environmental Performance Authority (EPA) and has developed a body of dance-place-video work with photographer Laki Sideris.

Recent works include projects for Arts Mildura, the City of Melbourne and Yarra Ranges Council.




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