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Emma Fishwick

Emma Fishwick is an emerging artist whose work takes numerous forms. Creatively curious and technologically driven her practice spans dance, visual-arts, digital media and the written word. Based in Perth, Emma graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) Honours (Dance) program LINK in 2010. In 2014 Emma collaboratively produced and performed her solo ‘A dance with no home’ as part of the sold-out triple bill entitled ‘Paperland during FringeWorld 2014. Paperland subsequently attracted strong critical reviews during its season and ultimately won FringeWorld’s 2014’s ‘Best Dance Show’ award. Later in 2014, Emma has been awarded a Department of Culture and the Arts WA Fellowship, which has enabled her to undertake creative residencies in Sydney, Berlin and Perth. She has also used her Fellowship to produce two publications and a series of photographic works.  Emma has also been awarded an Australia Council JUMP grant (2012); developed her own new media performance work ‘Multiple Mobs of 1’ alongside Perth video artist Kynan Tan (2012); and performed her solo ‘In-HUman on her Sleeve’ at the ACT Festival in Bilbao Spain (2013). Emma's work InBetween was chosen for inclusion in STRUT's biannual PRIME CUTS season in Decemeber 2015.