About Luke Pell
Luke Pell is fascinated by detail, nuances of time, texture, memory and landscape Luke Pell is an artist based in Scotland who makes work across forms, through conversation with people and place. Luke imagines alternative contexts for performance, participation and discourse that might reveal wisdoms for living. Working with words and/as movements to draw together seemingly unrelated constellations of bodies and thought their poetic-choreographic practice takes form as intimate encounters in print and in person. Luke’s work has appeared throughout the UK and internationally. As a maker, curator and dramaturg Luke is often a companion to other artists and organisations thinking through practice to navigate processes of emergence, creation, re-imagination and change. Collaborating regularly with: Claire Cunningham - including on Thank You Very Much and The Way You Look (At Me) Tonight with Jess Curtis; with Janice Parker; Robert Softley-Gale Purposeless Movements for Birds of Paradise Theatre and Caroline Bowditch’s Falling in Love with Frida. In 2018 he was Guest Dramaturg with South East Dance as part of their Dramaturg in Residence Programme, and dramaturg for Mirjam Gutner’s Skinned. Luke was a Dance Base (Edinburgh) Associate Artist 2017-2020 and is an Associate Artist with Fevered Sleep.