Newground/ Tirnewydd

Newground is a physical project that invites ongoing encounter between humans, plants and the ground itself. A new commons; the ground as a shared medium, a place in which to explore the emergence of movement, play and touch with others, elements, plants and materials. Newground is a prepared medium in which the proposal is to explore ways to land and be together. Early on, artist Jacques Nimki was invited to collaborate on this project, to research Read More

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Pneuma

The Pneûma Project is a collaboration between dance artist Miranda Tufnell, visual artist David Ward and musician Sylvia Hallett with myself and dance artists Eeva- Maria Mutka and Cai Tomos, and musician Jonah Brody. The Pneûma Project is centred on the breath, on wind and spirit. More information:http://www.mirandatufnell.co.uk/pnemu.html I am delighted to be involved in this iteration of the work and to perform in Miranda’s work again for the first time since 1993! We began in Read More

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LOCATOR 30 Preparations for Landing…

RESIDENTIAL MOVEMENT WORKSHOP
11-14 June 2020 
Llanaelheaern, Llyn Penninsula, Wales/Cymru ’There’s nothing more innovative, nothing more present, subtle, technical and artificial…nothing more creative, nothing more contemporary than to negotiate landing on some ground.’ (Bruno Latour- Down to Earth. 2018) It is 25 years since Locator began on the Llyn penninsula, so this year we return to the scene and landscapes of north Llyn to locate ourselves where this all began, as a way to orient to where Read More

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Afon- gwyl/festival- Abercych

A Micro-Festival for Everybody 13-15 September 2019. Abercych, the rivers Cych, Dulais and Teifi. Building on the success of past Maynard festivals, AfON celebrated the river, its confluences, its wider connections and fluid presence in the village of Abercych in the lower Teifi valley. Located performance, dance, film, wild swimming and workshops provided a platform for contemplation and activity around the ways that our rivers shape lives, bodies and identities. If a rivers movement and its Read More

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body land place

12/13 October 2019 A symposium that imagined the movements of place- making, through dance practice. Happening over a weekend, there were dance film screenings, performance, talks & discussion, a twmpath, a breakfast conversation and a walk on sunday morning in Nefyn with archaeologist Ken Brasil. The symposium was open to all with an interest in the places we make, the lands that shape us and our bodies that move through them. Programme included dance and landscape Read More

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Dance Lawn project

Since May 2019 I’ve been collaborating with visual artist Jacques Nimki to develop and grow a scented herbaceous dance lawn at Plas Glyn-y-Weddw in Llanbedrog, north Wales. As part of my year-long residency with the gallery I was keen to find a way to reinstate the dance hall that existed on the site until the 1950’s. The hall here was well known for it’s dances and the beautiful sprung floor. When the hall was dismantled, Billy Read More

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