Responding to their open performance research and process event at Velocity, in this public dialogue Zoe Scofield
and Juniper Shuey discuss how, by shifting the spectator's perspective and physical relationship to the performer, they sought to activate and explore dimensions of the performance space that are typically static.
By working across different disciplines, Zoe Scofield
and Juniper Shuey filter our sensual experiences into the mediums that best embody a facet of the myth their overall concept is based on.
The collaboration between Juniper and Zoe
is defined by having visual and choreographic designs work in tandem so that aesthetics and form become seamless.
The purpose of their collaboration is to immerse the audience in the conjunction of the physical and fantastical realms.
As a visual artist and choreographer, Juniper and Zoe
are drawn together as collaborators by their respect for and subverted use of classical form, aesthetic clarity and the desire to create a sense of heightened reality.
and Juniper Shuey began their collaboration in 2004 with I am nothing without you, for On the Boards' NW New Works Festival 2005.
Spectrum Dance Theater, the Frye Art Museum
and Ten Tiny Dances have commissioned the in company 2007, 2008 and 2009 respectively.
Zoe, Juniper and composer/musician Morgan Henderson were the co-creators of the Secret of Gold Festival in 2006, an annual multi-disciplinary arts festival in Arlington, WA.
Interview- Quick Q&A: Zoe Scofield, Dance Magazine, Jeremy D. Goodwin, February 2013
Interview- A Fiendish Conversation with Zoe Scofield,Seattle Met, November 5, 2012
Zoe Scofield and Juniper Shuey: 2013 Genius Award Winners for Performance- The Stranger, October 2, 2013