Moss Beynon Juckes: is a Performing Artist and Musician born in Sydney and raised in the U.K. She is currently based in Berlin. Moss works internationally with performance, workshops, residencies and community projects. She regularly collaborates with partner Javier Cura an Argentine multidisciplinary artist combining voice and music with contact improvisation and tango, shadow theatre, and martial arts.
History: Moss began her own work with a co-created independent ensemble, Hand to Mouth, who performed at the Cockpit Theatre and Shoreditch Warehouses in London between 2006-7 and showed devised theatre works Disguarded and Product 1 after having finished a BA in Dance with Theatre and Live Art at Roehampton University. This lead to an interest in bridging dance and experimental, socially inclusive theatre. She has studied and performed in Wales, Poland, Czech Rep, Denmark, China, Finland, France, Brazil and Italy.
Credits inc. “These Associations”, Unilever Series at the Tate Modern, London and “This Variation” by Tino Sehgal Documenta13, Kassel 2012. Month of Performance Art 2012, Acud Theatre, “Wror” by Miriam Welke at the Dresden Festspielhaus Hellerau 2012, Tanz Tag at Potsdam Fabrik with Javier Cura 2012, Oster Improvisation Festival teaching “En-chant; Voice & Body Workshop” in Göttingen. Berlin Contact Impro Festival. Tralalka Record Release at the Grüner Salon, Volksbühne, Karnivel der Kulturin, Badehaus supporting Dikanda. “En-chant; Voice & Body Workshop” European Tour. Hlasohled Voicescope- Centre for Voice, Prague. Universität der Künste Berlin for the Fine Art students. Berlin. “Acting on Sound and Space” with Javier Cura at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien for the dance and music students. Workshop Tour; Artistic Residency in Bussana Vecchia. Workshops with Voice and Body in Torino (Teatro Orfeo), Roma (Societas Artepetia), Helsinki, Strasbourg (Pole Sud), Paris, Czech Republic (Bechyne) and Berlin. Home Sweet Home Performance Art Festival 2010, Berlin/Neukoln 48 Hour Festival 2011/ In 2010 she toured the Balkans with The Folkloric and Artistic Troupe of Dhalaristan through Serbia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Austria and Turkey a project funded by ECF with the focus centred around cultural authenticity and multi-dimensional performances. Past collaborations include Para Active, The Clod Ensemble and Oily Cart Childrens Theatre which toured Europe and the UK. She continues to be a part of Notte Nera Theatre Festival, Serra Dei Conti with Javier Cura 2012/2011/2010/2009/2008. In 2010/11she toured her Debut Album “Game of Flesh” and played festivals such as The Secret Garden Party Festival, 2000 Trees Festival and Glastonbury as a solo artist and as part of several projects in the U.K.