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

31 Jan 2020

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

27 Jan 2020

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

27 Jan 2020

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

27 Jan 2020

Tentacular thinking Lab- Manorbier, February 2019

Hosted by artist/film maker Abigail Sidebotham, myself, Gilly Booth, Sean Vicary and Christine Cooper spent a week in late February in the Reading Room Manorbier as part of an NTW Development Lab. Beginning with Donna Harraway’s text Tentacular Thinking, which we read aloud to each other in the sun at Manorbier’s castle, each artist shared some practice and spent the week experimenting with the opportunities of location, Harrawy’s ecological proposals and collective enquiry. We have since Read More

11 Dec 2019

Locator 29 everywhereness

RESIDENTIAL MOVEMENT WORKSHOP 24-28 April 2019 Tycanol, Pembrokeshire, Wales/Cymru In this latest of the Locator series we will disclose a river’s everywhereness; both as it occurs within and between our bodies and through the fluid fields of our environment; situated in Tycanol, an ancient sessile oak woodland in the foothills of the Preseli mountains, west Wales. My birthday began with the water… Poem in October, Dylan Thomas From interstitial lakes, cerebrospinal fluidity, vapour trails and breathing Read More

12 Feb 2019