Sunday, 11 December 2011

Quartet - Research Phase 1

The Workroom

12th – 18th Dec 2012

Working Title: ‘Through Our Eyes’

Materials: String, Video, tapes, video camera, newspaper, notebook, sketchbook, computer.

Elements: Space, Body, Time

Embodied Themes: Transience, Constant, Continuum, Gap, Inner to Outer

Space: Pathway, Internal/External

Body: Falling body, Effect of light and sound, Effect of vision/focus on movement.

Time: 1 hour, 0.001s – 15.00

Movement Stimulus: The moment you decide to jump or to let go, Being tripped up. Imagery: Journey colour, speed. Mapping a journey, what do you see? Internal imagery: organs; colour shape, texture.

Movement Concepts: Unravelling, How to create a ‘space hold’. How to freeze time.

Movement Tasks: Repetition, beginning to set a phrase of movement. A tumbling phrase, in and out of the floor. Create a phrase with high extensions/off balance. Follow an impulse till it reaches it’s perceived end by yourself and and/or another.

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References:

  • Julyen Hamilton – ‘Inclusion of other’

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-5877876144668339268

  • Deborah Hay - Improvisation

  • Rick Nodine, Renate Graziadei, Arthur Staldi – Training Exercises

  • Mary Starks Whitehouse – Authentic movement/improvisation

Schedule


11.00 – 12.00


12.00 – 13.00

13.00 – 14.00


14.00 – 16.00

Mon






Training and Improvisation

Tue

Training


Improvisation

Lunch


Composition/Improvisation

Wed

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Thu

Training


Improvisation

Lunch


Composition/Improvisation

Fri

Training


Improvisation

Lunch


Composition/Improvisation

Sat

Training


Improvisation



2pm Studio Performance

Sun

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