Bawren Tavaziva (Zimbabwe/UK)

  Bawren Tavaziva was born in a rural village near Masvingo in Zimbabwe. Football, Michael Jackson, New Edition and Kung Fu movies viewed at the local community hall in the Harare suburb of Tafara provided inspiration for Bawren and his friends. They practiced the admired dance styles, karate moves and football skills in the streets […]

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Jack Gray (New Zealand)

Jack Gray is a dance artist and choreographer of Te Rarawa, Ngapuhi and Ngati Porou lineage, appointed Atamira Artistic Director in 2018. Jack works with a lens of global interdisciplinarity exploring cultural activation and community facilitation. As a founding member of Atamira, Jack’s repertoire includes “Freshly Minted”, “Hail”, “Maapuna”, “Mitimiti” and “Indigenous Stamina”. He has […]

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