Endarken- Black Mountains action research

http:// On July 5th 2018 we shared ideas and practices as part of a small event at PEAK, Crickhowell. It was a balmy evening and after a talk and shared food we continued late into the evening darkness through the town, meadows, sports fields and river Usk. Thank you to all those who came along and took part with enthusiasm. Here is a short video document of the physical work, made by Stefhan Caddick. And thanks Read More

7 Sep 2018

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

19 Jun 2018

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

9 Feb 2018

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

18 Jan 2018