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Sensing the city; artists, embodiment and urban space #4

This is my final post on the Sensing the City Salon. My colleague, artist and academic researcher Dani Abulhawa spoke about her recent performance work ‘Feint Lines’ as well as earlier performance work. These pieces focus on issues of play in public … Continue reading

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Sensing the city; artists, embodiment and urban space #3

This is third post from the Sensing the City Salon is based on Sara Wookey’s presentation. Sara presented a series of works she undertook whilst living in Los Angeles between 2010 and 2014. A core theme was walking, which people experience very … Continue reading

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Sensing the city; artists, embodiment and urban space #2

My second post from the Sensing the City Salon focusses on Victoria Hunter’s presentation about her dance research work in the area of Raval in Barcelona, Spain. Where with a colleague Ana Moya Pellitero, she worked with a group of … Continue reading

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Sensing the city; artists, embodiment and urban space #1

I recently attended an event entitled Sensing the City Salon, at Coventry University, part of the research programme which is ‘Documenting and mapping the tempers of urban place (a practice-based case study of the city of Coventry)’, jointly led Warwick … Continue reading

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Edge Hill station sound-place walk – investigating planning and movement practice

I’m part of a peer-to-peer sharing/learning network of artists/performers who meet in the North West, known as the Sunday School Network. In March we were hosted by Mary Pearson, whilst she is in residency at Metal’s space on Edge Hill station … Continue reading

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Making connections in Bristol – Laura Kriefman

On a recent trip to Bristol (March 2014), whilst waiting for choreographer Laura Kriefman in Bristol’s Roll for the Soul, a great community cafe and bike workshop, I was struck by some inspiring poster quotes, such as; ‘Cherish the past, Adorn … Continue reading

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A glimpse of Avignon Festival 2012

Whilst in France in July 12, I was fortunate enough to be shown around Avignon by artist and performer Charlie Fox and to be able to attend several dance performances, exhibitions and a discussion within the main festival programme; Highlights … Continue reading

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