Frank Bock curates ID’s Crossing Borders series of talks. He curated what_now 2013 and what_now 2014 (the latter with Efrosini Protopapa, Hamish McPherson and Katye Coe), and led the Groundswell project from 2013-2015.

Frank was a founding member of The Featherstonehaughs in 1987, and co-artistic director of Bock and Vincenzi (1995-2007) a project-based company which created six productions.

From 1999-2007 he researched and developed a body of work under the title invisible dances, in which perception, memory, communication, death and disappearance were recurring themes.

As a performer Frank worked with Graeme Miller, Wendy Houstoun, Miranda Pennell, Bobby Baker and Rosemary Lee. He was Education Officer with the Cholmondeleys (2003-2008), then Creative Associate from 2008-2011, producing creative projects and developing workshops on self-leadership. For many years he has been giving artist feedback for Talkback (The Place) and Draftworks (ROH) as well as independently.

Since 2006 Frank has been an Existential Psychotherapist (UKCP, BACP), working in private practice, at MIND, and as a clinical supervisor.

Frank was a recipient of PAL’s Movement and Meaning Lab bursary in 2011. From 2009 to 2011 he worked with artist Catherine Long on a project funded by the Wellcome Trust exploring embodiment and disability, culminating in Eye of the Storm a symposium involving neuroscientists, artists and writers.

With Martin Hargreaves, the editor of Dance Theatre Journal, Frank has been exploring dialogue as a site for creative practice.

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