Angela Goh is an Australian dancer and choreographer. She is working with dance in theatres, galleries, and telepathetic spaces. Her work often deals with tropes of femininity; the supernatural; and dance as both a form and as a force. Angela’s works have been presented in a multitude of formats across Australia, Europe, the UK, USA and SouthEast Asia.
Her work Desert Body Creep has been presented in Next Wave Festival (Melbourne), PACT Sydney, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, and the Asia Pacific Triennial of Performing Art. Her work Predictable Dances has been presented at The Judson Church (NYC), Indigo Dance Festival (paf, FR), Firstdraft (Sydney), and by Galerie International at La Biennale de la Danse (Lyon), Jan Mot Gallery (Brussels), Dansehallerne (Copenhagen), Menagerie de Verre (Paris) and Saal Biennial (Tallin). Angela’s work has also been presented by safARI, Lucy Guerin Inc, ArtBank, and Performance Space, amoung others.
This year Angela has been commissioned by Campbelltown Arts Centre to make the new work Scum Ballet, and Auto Italia (UK) to make the new work Body Loss, as well as receiving the Arts House Culture Lab grant to continue working on Uncanny Valley, Girl.
Angela received the danceWEB Europe Scholarship, Next Wave Kickstart commission, Australia Council ArtStart, and residencies including Critical Path, ReadyMade Works, Bundanon Trust, Rimbun Dahan (MY), Vitalstatistix, Arts House Culture Lab, amoung others.
She regularly performs in the work of other artists, recently including Mette Edvardsen (NOR/BE) for the 20th Biennale of Sydney; Germaine Kruip (NL/BE) for the 20th Biennale of Sydney; Atlanta Eke (AU) for M Pavillion / Chunky Move / Underbelly Arts Festival / Alaska Projects; Jane McKernan (AU) for Kier Choreographic Award / Performance Space SCORE Festival; Marina Abramovic (USA/SRB) and Joan Jonas (USA) for Kaldor Public Arts Projects 13 Rooms; Tino Sehgal (UK/DE) for Kaldor Public Arts Projects / Art Gallery of NSW; Marten Spangberg (SWE) for Impulstanz International Dance Festival; and Branch Nebula (AU) for Dance Massive.
Angela’s writing has been published in Un Magazine and Critical Dialogues, and she was a speaker on the performance symposium panel for the 20th Biennale of Sydney.