Josie Archer
Performer and choreographer

Josie Archer is a freelance dancer and choreographer from Ōtautahi. She has a Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts, majoring in contemporary dance from Unitec Institute of Technology (2014). Her work has been presented in Experimental Dance Week Aotearoa, Performance Art Week Aotearoa, Festival of Transitional Architecture, NZ Fringe Festival, Auckland Fringe Festival, Tempo Dance Festival, The Performance Arcade and Asia Tree New Wave Festival.

She often collaborates with her partner Kosta Bogoievski. Their projects together include: Permanent Distraction, New Dance Group, Dances with Aldous, Dance Danced Dancing, Pedestrian Guiiiiiiiiiiidance and Josie and Kosta’s Dance Show.

She has been an artist in residence at SpaceVac in Seoul, South Korea, Healing Hills Art collective in Morni Hills, India and The Physics Room in Ōtautahi, Aotearoa. She has performed for artists such as Olive Bieringa (NZ/US), Douglas Wright, Julia Harvie, David Huggins, Michael Parmenter, Zahra Killeen Chance, Jennifer Lacey and Wally Cardona (New York), and Christine Bonansea (Berlin).