Erin Brannigan

Dr. Erin Brannigan is Senior Lecturer in Dance at the University of New South Wales and works in the fields of dance and film as an academic and curator.


Erin has written on dance for RealTime since 1997, and her recent publications include 'Moving Across Disciplines: Dance in the Twenty-First Century' (Sydney: Currency House, 2010) and 'Dancefilm: Choreography and the Moving Image' (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011) and 'Bodies of Thought: 12 Australian Choreographers,' co-edited with Virginia Baxter (Kent Town: Wakefield Press, 2014).


She has published articles in journals such as Senses of Cinema, Writings on Dance, Brolga, Dance Research Journal and International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media.


Erin was the founding Director of ReelDance (1999-2008) and has curated dance screen programs and exhibitions for Sydney Festival 2008, Melbourne International Arts Festival 2003 and international dance screen festivals.

Mobile Strategies: Cage, Rauschenberg, Paxton and the ‘Body’ in mid-century Minimalism.

This paper focuses on the body as the ‘invisible heart’ of Minimalism. This project part of the ASSEMBLY symposium event Program