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ColA_(Finding a) Stage_Location Narrative Workshop

date: 24 Sept 2011 (10am – 4pm) place: hall of a primary school aim: To experiment and to document the result as film so that it can be edited as a show-reel documentation method: film, voice recording, photo Following 2 … Continue reading

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(Finding) a Stage; individual ideas turning and churning via collaboration

1st theoretical investigations; examples of what could be called, or involve, a stage; a church, a rock stadium concert, an empty rock stadium, a political rally, a cabaret club. Each of these provides a dramatic environment and potentially interesting soundscapes. … Continue reading

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CollectiveA_(Finding a) Stage_Initial Research_real fiction

Defining stage as a place bounded both in space and time, I have sought for such space in the mundane daily context. By inserting performance(fiction) on this stage, it aims to make the audience engage with their daily environment in … Continue reading

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CollectiveA

Choosing a theme by lottery organised between us to be the most equitable! Now we have our theme we continue to work with ideas that have evolved around it….. very interesting approaches appearing. Here are my sketches from the theme … Continue reading

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Expanded Dance Space

Expanded Dance Space workshop in Portslade, Brighton with choreographer CiCi Blumstein and architect/urban designer Alan Thompson. Exploring indoor and outdoor walls, defining space and relationships, feelings to spaces/patterns in nature and everyday places.     Exploring in the studio – CiCi … Continue reading

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Expanded Dance Space & the private choreography of public space.

Nine interesting presentations were given on the evening of 6th July 2011 during an event at The Basement in Brighton. Each was brief and concise in Pecha Kucha format: a presentation structure invented by the architectural firm Klein and Dyson. … Continue reading

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Laurie Anderson, Trisha Brown, Gordon Matta-Clark

Recently, I went to see Laurie Anderson, Trisha Brown, Gordon Matta-Clark at Barbican Art Gallery, London. Here is a review and some thoughts on the experimental work of these pioneering artists. This is an exhibition looking back at the 1970’s New York … Continue reading

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Architecture: Fascination with Drawing

2 illustrations from Envisioning Information by Edward R. Tufte Illustrations from The Manhattan Transcript by Bernard Tschumi

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Collaborative Creation

Here are some examples of collaborative creative projects that might help our work. Example 1: An Experiment in Collaboration 6 artists were invited to choose a partner to collaborate. Diagram below shows the general idea of each of the collaboration. … Continue reading

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Being confronted by spaces in Detroit

The snow has rendered everything beautiful in Detroit. What remains of a once flourishing society, culture and industry has now become obsolete by force of time. One force of time acts through nature, allowing it to gradually take over the … Continue reading

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