Gillian Rhodes is a trans-national artist. Born and raised in Colorado, educated in New York and Paris, based previously in Cambodia, she now lives in Seoul, South Korea. She mainly works as a dancer and choreographer, but also writes and volunteers in community management and peacebuilding. She believes passionately in peace that is more than not war, life that is full and fulfilling, and the necessity of creativity as a fundamental aspect of humanity.
The Finger Wave of Creation
Imagine you could make the world in your hands and all it took was a movement; but so precise that one hairsbreadth wrong and the laws of…
2018.05.16 / 1min read. Read More
An American Dancer in Pakistan, Volume 5
Me being here raises eyebrows and turns heads. It’s strange to be here, strange to be onstage, strange to be out on the streets.
2018.04.25 / 3min read. Read More
An American Dancer in Pakistan, Volume 4
Before I came to Pakistan, I really had no idea what I was going to do. Of the four months I was initially planning to stay, I had one week…
2018.03.31 / 4min read. Read More
Who Am I in This City?: Leaving Seoul for Lahore, Part 2
“Do you think you actually changed in Korea? Or just sharpened?”
2018.03.17 / 2min read. Read More
An American Dancer in Pakistan, Volume 3
The studio space for the Wahab Shah Dance Company is not very easy to find. I was called to rehearsals to join the troupe performing…
2018.03.15 / 4min read. Read More
An American Dancer in Pakistan, Volume 2
Stories of an American dancer/choreographer spending 4–5 months in Lahore, Pakistan working to expand the nascent contemporary dance scene.
2018.02.25 / 5min read. Read More
Who Am I in This City?: Leaving Seoul for Lahore
In South Korea, there are certain paths that everyone follows, or is expected to follow. From dating to business, from family to friends…
2018.02.16 / 3min read. Read More