KUDERA + MPEARSONATER Anthropo+Screen by-products

2019-2020

ANTHROPOSCREEN by-products episode i

Performed and filmed on location with dance research collaborators:

Laura Doehler, Deborah Black, Anya Cloud, Karen Schaffman, Anne Gäelle Thiriot

Thanks to residencies in Dorset and Wales, hosted by:

Eeva Mutka and Andy Paget at Penpynfarch, Llandysul and Anna Best at The Mothership, Powerstock

Performance installation thanks to residencies at: LJMU’s Sudley Dance Theatre and the Unity Theatre.

Costume Design: Alena Kudera

Performance Research Direction and Video Editing: Mary Pearson

Music: Barry Han

Project Advisor: Kate Elswit

Graphic Design: Doug Kerr

Photography: Alena Kudera, Noel Jones, Mark Loudon

Alena Kudera (CZ/UK)

Garment and accessory designer/maker.Creating uniquely expressive pieces.

Instinctively and deliberately going against the grain of quick fix disposable fashion.Drawn to the beauty in the beast and the beast in beauty. Striving for perfection in imperfection.Graduated with First class honours degree in fashion design at John Moores University. Exhibited at London Fashion Week. Selected by Arts Thread to showcase collection inspired by migraine in Paris at Who’s Next Pret-a-Porter trade show where her ‘Migraine’ was sold to Kuwaiti retailer. Received Top Ten Designer award at China Fashion Week.Currently concentrating on the world of costume and collaboration, as well as a planet and body friendly contemporary ready-to-wear collection.