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H.F. – Visual Episode (W.8)

Here’s Week 8: It was the last week of this R&D process. And I approached the rehearsal with mixed feelings. There was excitement. There was a bit of sadness. There was a lot of frustration. And there was some relief […]

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H.F. – Visual Episode (W.7)

Here’s week 7: It was my first week back into the studio after the Xmas break. I was feeling so tired and drained that it felt almost impossible to do anything while being in the studio. My mind was still […]

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H.F. – Visual Episode (W.6)

Here’s week 6: The little interruption I had the previous week proved to be quite beneficial. I approached that studio session with some clarity and more confidence about where the piece is heading. In the morning, I took some time […]

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H.F. – Visual Episode (W.5)

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 […]

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H.F. – Visual Episode (W.4bis)

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 […]

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H.F. – Visual Episode (W.4)

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. […]

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H.F. – Visual Episode (W.3)

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 […]

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H.F. – Visual Episode (W.2)

Here’s Week 2:   “Still obsessed with “32”, the number, the questions I’m asking myself about the piece, its potential meaning, its potential direction (s). With it, I also thought about Marlene Dietrich, Barbara, the concept of Anamorphosis while spending […]

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H.F. – Visual Episode (W.1)

Here’s Week 1: “Obsessed with “32”, the number, the hours, its translation in a day, their meaning in duration and Susanne Sundford” 😉   (#dance #performance #solo #creation #improvisation #danse #danza #tanz #rehearsal #freestyle #movement #art #arte #creativeprocess #videodiary #visualjournal #susannesundford #tonnya #french #eucitizen #londoner #danceartist)

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H.F. – The Visual Diary

I started this visual diary at the end of February, as part of the creative process for a new Solo performance piece. The aim of this visual diary was to reflect on that short but intense period and to share some aspects of the process as it has flourished.

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Moving towards collective generation

In my previous film works I have primarily photographed objects, textures and landscape. A year ago I acquired a remote timer for my camera for the purposes of creating a rough and ready time-lapse film of an installation of some […]

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A-n Artist Bursary 2019 – Stage 2 (August 2019)

I then went from California to Ghana to learn the Kpanlogo Dance, of the Ga tribe in Accra. This dance is known to be “the dance of the youth,” and originated during the wake of Ghana’s Independence in 1957 as […]

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Dance of the hands

Thinking about two senses of the word ‘gesture’ – researching and developing a new body of work with the help of the a-n Mentoring Bursary 2019.

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back to …

Preparing to travel to Dance4 next weekend and looking forward to having the time-space-support to work alone in the studio on a series of dance studies and drawing experiments, as well as work with some new collaborators, be in dialogue […]

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Scaling up

The third component of my skills development project was to talk to someone who could help me move my making processes forwards and help me think through what the direction of this could be. For a number of years I […]

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Continually Resist.

I cannot express the benefits of sharing practice and space with artists whose main discipline is different from my own. Taking myself out of the context of the UK to consolidate my own methodologies was needed to further enhance my […]

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A body. A Site of Trauma

While excavating for movement, we cannot underestimate the history that lies inside muscles and bones. The heavy breath drawing down our diaphragm, that constant pressure to assimilate leaving thick February fog shape hopelessness in the gravity of ribs. On a […]

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Seeing Through Black Eyes

What I’ve grown to love about vogue femme is how it is unashamedly bold, fierce, sensual, unapologetic. It allows me to access my femininity in a way that feels less cumbersome. It’s a femininity for me and not for the […]

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Radical Restorative Movement

A week-long residency in New York with choreographer Kristopher Pourzal exploring movement, Queerness, resistance & Race as a context to heal through movement.

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