Born and raised in London, dance innovator and cultural observer Ivan Michael Blackstock first established himself in the UK underground dance scene then as a professional dancer and choreographer, working on music videos, advertising and television. After establishing a successful commercial career, Ivan went on to create his own work as an independent artist creating intense, thought-provoking and political theatre. In 2016 Ivan launched and founded CRXSS PLATFXRM. Delivering high profile partnership events and consultancy with major cultural venues and brands. Nowness Awards 2019 Honouree: Breakthrough Cultural Excellence in Film and Video The Guardian & The Hospital Club 2013 Honouree: Theatre & Performance Credits: Beyonce, Nike, BVLGARI, Nowness, Sadlers Wells, National Theatre, Redbull, Guinness, Ace Hotel etc.Locked Pro Plan feature
Inaugural Nowness Awards 2019.