Choreographer & Dancer
Victoria Chiu trained at the VCA, Melbourne, Australia. Chiu’s practice investigates physicalising concepts in relation to histories of self, peoples and place and she works at intersections of dance, screen and technology. Chiu’s work is culturally significant and will continue giving voice to diverse bodies as they contribute to today’s global movement landscape.
Chiu has collaborated, performed and toured extensively with European and Australian companies Cie Gilles Jobin, Micha Purucker, Cie Nomades, Jozsef Trefeli, RDYSTDY, Rudi Van Der Merwe, Candy Bowers, Linda Sastradipradja, Fiona Malone, Bernadette Walong, Australian Dance Theatre for Superstars of Dance and Cate Consandine. Collectively her choreographic work including The Ballad of Herbie Cox, Floored, Do You Speak Chinese?, Fire Monkey, Grotto, Viral and What Happened In Shanghai, Genetrix and Soursweet have been presented in Europe, North America, China and Australia.
She has performed for Cie Gilles Jobin in Double Deux (2006), VR_I (2017) and MAGIC WINDOW (2019), Dance Trail (2020), la Comédie Virtuelle (2020).This project is selected at the 77th Venice International Film Festival and, in this context, she dances for La Comédie Virtuelle – live show.
In 2016, after more than 20 years of contemporary dance creation our company started to explore the new digital spaces for contemporary dance with the 3D movie WOMB. Impressed by the recent progresses in motion capture technology we embarked in the creation of digital projects in virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (XR). […]