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Grace Nicol

Guest Writer

Personal Brief

Grace Nicol is a choreographer, producer and academic. She has recently been interviewed for publications such as Dazed Beauty, i-D Magazine, It’s Nice That and Ladybeard Magazine, discussing the dance-gender debate. Her artistic practice has a particular focus on object-body relations and materiality, investigating juxtapositions and associations of objecthood and bodies to explore movement within socio-political contexts. Grace is the founder and Artistic Director of the performance platform, Woman SRSLY. Woman SRSLY aims to create a platform and support network for female identified and socialised female artists. To develop this practice further, Grace provides lectures for Universities and mentoring for female artists most recently working with Falmouth University and on the MA programme at ArtEZ. Grace’s choreographic work has been shown at The Place, CentrE17, The Yard, Guest Projects, Hackney Showroom, the V & A Museum and has toured nationally and internationally, winning a Stockholm Fringe Young STOFF Award in 2015.

Artists on your radar, shout them out!

Oh gosh that's a tough one. Here goes: Claudia Palazzo, Katye Coe, Florence Peake and Eve Stainton, Lucy Mccormick, Lindy Nsingo, Symoné to name just a few!

Which is your number one location - and what's it best for?

The V and A Museum - exploring.

'Getting creative', what's it all about?

Communicating and connecting.

Your Life, Right Now - what's the soundtrack?

Madonna, Beyonce, Kylie, Norma Jean Belle... pretty much all the queens.

What is your idea of a jolly good time?

Having dinner with friends.

What happened the last time you were a complete disgrace?

I could never be a complete disgrace ;)

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