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AAMR: Workouts for fringe YouTubers


Alicia Harvie

About This Project:

As the world scrolls videos to find home workouts, Alicia Harvie will develop a unique series of video offerings for fringe YouTubers. These are not as you might imagine. Rather, are more like visiting an art gallery and stumbling across an alluring portrait.

As you stop to look and meditate on the detail, its slow and fluid movement (Adage) triggers a desire to copy. This work offers a new digital experience titled the Autonomous Adage Mirroring Response (AAMR), aiming to invite the observer to imitate the motion of the portrait by evoking the tingling of mirror neurones. This work is a play on the popular ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response) which uses auditory tricks to incite reflexive responses, such as calmness, and tingling.

The Project Outcome:

See the finished outcomes from the project below.

About the Artist:

Alicia is an independent contemporary dancer, performer and maker based on the Gold Coast. Alicia spent her first Bachelor investigating a Theological perspective of Arts and Contemporary Culture and her second Bachelor training in Dance Performance (Adelaide College of the Arts). Since graduating, she has worked with numerous independent artists, directed several independent works, has been a recipient of The Choreographic Futures Award. She has performed in Time Capsule (Seeing Place Productions), worked on the creative development of Quarantine (The Farm), You Should be Dancing (Brisbane Festival) Down the Rabbit Hole (NYID David Pledger).

Alicia is a co-Director with Viviane Frehner and Ashleigh White from Gogi Dance Collective. She recommends check out their works for the best of what Alicia does is with the Gogi Gals!


AAMR: A series of workouts for fringe YouTubers has been supported by HOTA, Home of the Arts through HOTA’s Artist Fund: Rage against the V(irus).

Read about the other projects supported by the Artist Fund.

Image credit: Alicia Harvie (pictured).
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