‘Reading the Room’ is a movement-research workshop running from February – June 2021 and forms part of my 2020 a-n Development Bursary activity.
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Here is Week 5: Change of gear in the process. I took a break from the template I’ve been using since the first studio session and decided instead to revisit certain improvisation moments from the previous rehearsals that still resonated until […]
This is a short improvisation on the music of Susanne Sundford. I was halfway through the R&D process for this new Solo (H.F.). I had just entered the Studio at Centre 151 and felt in the very introspective mood having […]
Here’s Week 4: I entered the studio with some doubts but still willing to dive deeper into this new territory. I focused on my upper body’ movement and its constant swinging motion. It became a more and more internal process. […]
Here’s Week 3 I started to move towards an unknown territory. Played with gestures, my hands and knees while asking myself more questions about the process, the ecstactic feeling I got from moving, the fine line between authentic movement […]
Katrina Brown received an a-n Artist Bursary 2019 to pursue research for ‘tilt-rhythm-back’, a series of dances and drawings which has seen her collaborate with specialists in sound art and choreographical structuring. Richard Taylor finds out more about her work.
WEEK 5 Recap We began with self-directed warm up and improvisation and a short reflection on the accumulation of skills and ideas over the previous sessions. A brief exercise was introduced, with us in groups of three assuming the roles […]
WEEK 4 Recap Moving freely in the space. Maintaining a closeness to somebody, keeping distance from another. Moving with imagined connections with the whole group, with the whole group in your vision. Thinking anatomically, moving with the spine, the […]
Joshua Leon If I was to say i knew the outcome of anything in the process i would be wrong. But that is what becomes so meaningful. Uncertainty and the figuring out of uncertainty is explanatory. As each week goes […]
Each week the blog will act as a resource for any notes or references mentioned during the workshop, as well as featuring at least one visual or written response from one or more of the participants. WEEK 3 Recap […]
Each week the blog will act as a resource for any notes or references mentioned during the workshop, as well as featuring at least one visual or written response from one or more of the participants. WEEK 2 Recap […]
The renowned American dancer and choreographer, who collaborated with many visual artists included Robert Rauschenberg and Donald Judd, has died.
Piasecka explores ‘Under the Skin’ in relation to her choreographic practice: ‘More so than men… women are body […]’ (Qtd in Susan Bordo, The Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body. Berkeley University of California Press, 2003: 256-257). We […]
I am one quarter of the arts research collective Tracing the Pathway, who explore the relationships between memory, body, site and encounter, developing a fluid, itinerant and communal approach to art. In May we began Groundwork, a performance and research […]
Venue:Milton Keynes Arts Centre
Date:May 09, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Location:South East England
We started this workshop by looking at Tea Break I (v.4) and Tea Break II (v.3) and thinking about any editing needed. We had exhibited a previous version of Tea Break I on a framed mini iPad which displays the […]