Ecosomatic Conversations Series

  I’m delighted to be a contributor to this series amongst some wonderful movers, makers and thinkers… The EcoSomatics Conversations Series invite sharing of engagement, practices and thinking around environmental awareness through embodiment activities, dance and art. It posits a definition of EcoSomatics as of the body-mind-ecology and takes the form of open public dialogues between two (or more) people: independent artists, practioners, and academics. The conversations take place online from 4-5.30pm. There is no fee Read More

30 Apr 2024

locator 31 Touching the Earth

Locator Workshops Drawing

.          everything that we touch, touches us… In this workshop we will ground ourselves in the touch of this place- walking, moving, drifting, eating, fasting, swimming, drawing and thinking; through partner and group movement scores, small scale expeditions (day and night) we are led by the patterns of weather, land, sea, atmosphere and the other beings we encounter. A time of gentle resistance to productivity and a time to land within the inspired Read More

9 Jun 2023

Stitching soft matter – Performance/workshop

Friday 24 February 1-6pm. (FREE) Atrium, The Mazumdar-Shaw Advanced Research Centre, 11 Chapel Lane, University of Glasgow G11 6EW All welcome on a drop-in basis, stay as long as you wish… Movement artist Simon Whitehead, working with dance artists Neil Callaghan, Saffy Setohy and Joanna Young This performance/workshop is one of the outputs of Simon’s process of research-creation as part of his PhD (PaR) portfolio in The Department of Theatre Studies, University of Glasgow. Following the disruption Read More

13 Feb 2023

Locator essai

Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, 2021 Vol. 12, No. 2, 285–295,   Click on link: 19443927.2021

20 Jan 2022

soft matter – process

  Supertouch Seamless Mixed Fibre Polycotton Gloves  from Safety Gloves- size medium

7 May 2020

soft matter- process

I contact people and ask if we can meet and talk about the ways they hold their hands, I would like to draw them, record them. We meet in people’s front rooms, an office, a camper van, a studio, a cafe. We talk about a language of holds, about the ways the hands hold each other, we experiment with the hands in different arrangements. We identify one hold, one that feels like it meets something inside. I invite the Read More

7 May 2020