Bundanon

Omer Backley-Astrachan

Omer Backley-Astrachan

Art Forms: Choreography, Dance, Performance

Residency Years: 2015, 2016

Lives / Works: Australia

Omer Backley-Astrachan joined ‘Kamea Dance Company’ as a leading dancer where he worked with choreographers: Uri Ivgi, Tamir Ginz, Lior Lev and more. In 2014 Omer moved to Australia with his wife Sharon where he worked with choreographer Dean Walsh.

Sharon and Omer Backley-Astrachan used their residence together to create a durational performance piece based on themes of the big bang, life and death, breath, heartbeat, the division of cells and more.

Backley-Astrachan was also in residence in 2015.

Close
Close
Close

Bundanon acknowledges the Wodi Wodi and the Yuin, of the South Coast region, and recognises their continuous connection to culture, community and Country.

In Dharawal the word Bundanon means deep valley.

This website contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Close
Close