Endarken active research

Endarken progressed through the Spring with 2 public events. One at Poppit sands and one on Manorbier beach, with shared propositions to those gathered to work together through the falling darkness with some prepared objects. Hazel rods cut in the winter in our garden, ends painted with clay paint, to reflect any light…They are curious things, they tangle, create their own structure, seem to have magnetic qualities, and they appear to glow as the light fades. Read More

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Locator 27- Tender is the Night

RESIDENTIAL WORKSHOP 13-17th April 2018 Tycanol, Pembrokeshire, Wales/ Cymru tender is the night… is an immersion in the liminal transitions that lead into darkness and from darkness back into light. There are ways that movement reveals the darkness as an ecological resource, rather than a domain of distrust. How might our dark adaptive physiology be accessed and attended to through dance practice? This workshop introduces physical practices and scores that invite a tender engagement with the night Read More

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En darken

‘The future is dark, which is on the whole, the best the future can be, i think.’ Virginia Wolf 1915. I am embarking on some new work this winter, in a domain that continues to intrigue me. En darken is an enquiry into the human implications of the disappearing phenomena of darkness. How might performance, specifically dance practice, reveal the darkness as ecological resource? and how might an ecology of embodied practice be developed as a Read More

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Studies

Studies for Maynard will open the International Dance Film Festival Brussels on the 4th October at Argos Arts, http://www.argosarts.org/program.jsp?eventid=3bd31f2640d54537ac9836a2bb173de8

25 Sep 2017 | Browse:

Locator 26

locator 26 summer assembly Long days, short nights, early dawn, late sunset A residential workshop Tycanol woodland, Pembrokeshire Wales/ Cymru 1-4 June 2017 with Simon Whitehead A context in which to explore the sometimes incongruous dances between objects, bodies and environment. Is there an ecological practice embedded in the ways we exist together and with the objects and life forms around us? And how might we compose a relational field in which to sustain and develop Read More

25 Sep 2017

calling tree

Calling Tree is a peripatetic performance project that engages with places, people and wild life and attempts to reveal complex webs of ecological relationships and atmospheres present through a series of performance residencies in significant urban trees. Beginning in 2014 in a large sentinel oak tree in Betws Y Coed in North Wales, the work has subsequently readapted to trees in Bruce Grove Park, Tottenham for LIFT 2016 and most recently in a number of mature Read More

25 Sep 2017