BELLE - A Performance Of Air
Movement Of The Human
Movement Of The Human is a movement and performance design company developed by Malia Johnston with creative collaborators Rowan Pierce, Eden Mulholland and Ian Hammond.
Movement Of The Human (MOTH) is an independent arts organisation based in Aotearoa New Zealand, specialising in movement design and live performance. MOTH are renowned for creating ground breaking, memorable and affecting work. MOTH collaborates and works with artists and arts companies across new composition, design, choreography, performance architecture and AV for small through to larger scale performances that span civic engagements, festivals, events, new commissions and site specific work.
The team at MOTH interface with multiple art forms that help to inform or present their concepts. At the heart of what they do is MOVEMENT. Their interests are in delivering art and performance that speaks strongly to its audience, creating memorable experiences that are meaningful, endure are culturally thought provoking and have impact. MOTH are a diverse company who work on projects locally, nationally and internationally, and also regularly collaborate with other artists and organisations throughout New Zealand; many of these are long-standing creative partnerships. MOTH are interested in working collaboratively with presenters to deliver specifically to the needs of a programme and are able to re-imagine existing ideas to fit around new constraints, spaces or ideas.
MOTH toured their work Meremere to Sydney Opera house, Darwin Festival and Alter_State Melbourne in 2022 as well as taking their new site specific work TŌRUA to HOTA in May 2023.
MOTH’s award winning work and its individuals are recognised for their creativity and excellence in the worlds of theatre, dance, installations, events, recorded and live performances, sound and audio visual.