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Martyn Coutts

Martyn Coutts

Martyn Coutts - Artistic Associate

Martyn Coutts is an award winning Australian interdisciplinary artist concerned with ideas of the live, the interactive and the mediated body. His work has been shown in theatres, online, public space and galleries throughout Australia and the Asia Pacific. His works include Operation, Computer Boy and I Think I Can with Blood Policy, the Wayfarer series of works with Kate Richards, Thrashing Without Looking with Aphids, Visible City (the keynote project of the 2010 Melbourne Fringe) and SAC35 for Salamanca Arts Centre.

As a video artist Martyn has worked with Arena Theatre Company, Is Theatre, Luke George, Sam Routledge, Stuck Pigs Squealing, Dancehouse, Kelly Ryall, Brian Lipson and in 2009 was the recipient of a Green Room award for his video design on The Harry Harlow Project.

He has also dramaturged a number of critically acclaimed dance works with Stompin, Luke George, Brooke Stamp, Martin Del Amo, Paula Lay and Liesel Zink, Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey.

Martyn is a member of art collective Field Theory, an Associate Artist with Aphids and is the founder of online Live Art resource LALA,

He has sat on the Arts Victoria Community Partnerships Panel, Australia Council Inter-Arts Panel, Green Room Hybrid and Alternative Panel and is a member of the Next Wave Festival board.