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Shian Law

Shian Law is a Melbourne-based performance artist who aligns himself with experimentalism, new dance practice and interdisciplinary collaboration. He has worked with Jo Lloyd, Thea Baumann (Aphids), Phillip Adams’ Balletlab, Brooke Amity Stamp and Deanne Butterworth. He has received the Melbourne Fringe Best Dance Award for Proximate Edifice and the Award for Innovation in Dance and Best New Work Dance Australia for Body Obscure Object. He was also a recipient of JUMP Mentoring in 2012, a Lucy Guerin Inc residency, Performance Space Residency and Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Arts residency.

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