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Roseanna Anderson and Joshua Ben-Tovim of Impermanence Dance Theatre Company (UK) will collaborate with Heru Joni Putra and Irfan Setiawan (ID) on an online art residency, examining the concept of "ARRIVAL/TIBA".

For the project, they will explore three sources, such as Syair "Peri Tuan Raffles Pergi ke Minangkabau", the biographical perspectives of the 4 artists and their relationship to 'Tiba/Arrival', as well as geological links between Indonesia/UK and the impact on labour and industry, including similarities in mining and resource extraction. 

Roseanna Anderson and Joshua Ben-Tovim

Roseanna Anderson and Joshua Ben-Tovim set up Impermanence, a Dance Theatre company with Alessandro Marzotto Levy and other graduates from the Rambert School in 2011. Impermanence makes work for cabaret, stage and film, touring nationally and internationally to critical acclaim, working with many artists, partners and funders to develop a unique work and aesthetic. Work for the stage includes BAAL (Bristol Old Vic, The Place, Jakarta Theatre Platform), SEXBOX (British Council Edinburgh Showcase), DA DA DARLING (Guardian top 10 Dance Productions) and THE MAJOR ARCANA (An Eco Drag Cabaret Tarot Reading Ritual). 

Heru Joni Putra

Heru Joni Putra is a poet from Indonesia. His first book is Will Badrul Mustafa Never Die: Verse from the Front (Translated by George A Fowler, [2017] 2020). This book was awarded TEMPO Magazine’s Best Book of 2017 and the Best Literary Book in the Wisran Hadi Award of 2019.

Irfan Setiawan

Irfan Setiawan was born in Bangka Belitung islands. Graduate of the Jakarta Arts Institute, Setiawan has devised creative processes with prominent Indonesian and international choreographers, showcasing his works in national and international events. He has won several choreography awards in various dance festivals and received the Ruang Kreatif Grant from Djarum Foundation & Garin Workshop.

Dan Broadbent

Dan Broadbent is an international Producer based within Bristol, UK, specialising in Performing Arts and leading on creative productions. In 2015, Dan established the Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe Festival, over the following 5 years, he worked within various producing roles, including Adelaide Fringe Festival, Woodford Folk Festival (AUS), Naujasis Baltijos šokis Festival (LT), Pavilion Dance South West and most recently, Impermanence (UK).