16 February 2009

Dare We Do It Real Time?

“DARE WE DO IT REAL-TIME?” is a performance presentation for the Kinetica Art Fair
Friday 27th and Saturday 28th February 2009 - 8pm onwards; P3, 35 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5LS

In a topical world of blurred personal and public space and simultaneous local/global habitats lies the intricate place of virtual/physical orientation.

The performers mimic chosen identities – morphing between avatar, cyborg, humanoid, robot, using the electronic, the bionic, the digitronic.

Hyper-existence is all around them. In the interconnected, multi-nodal space of real and virtual, they need to be sharply connected and speedily responsive to “the others” – tele-intuition is learnt on the move.

In “DARE WE DO IT REAL-TIME?” virtual / physical boundaries are speedily dissolved so we can see, with humour and irony, the potential errors, glitches, thrills and magic moments that transpire.

“DARE WE DO IT REAL-TIME?” has been created as part of Post Me_New ID, a co-production between body>data>space (London, UK), CIANT (Prague, Czech Republic), TMA Hellerau (Dresden, Germany) and Kibla (Maribor, Slovenia) supported by the European Union within the Culture 2007 Programme.

I will be performing in this project and I look forward to seeing you all there!

Book Tickets for this Event www.kinetica-artfair.com

Tracing the Body

I went to Suffolk School of Arts at University Campus of Suffolk, to demonstrate Tracing the Body with my former lecturer Chrissie Harrington, previously Head of Dance from Bath Spa University, where we met.

We worked inside and outside of the New Arts Centre in Suffolk, drawing back on our memories of 'Tracing the Body' with Chrissie from a few years ago.

The students used charcoal, paint and pens to illustrate what they had seen and exposed what traces of memory had been left within them.

Dear Body, Protein Dance

A witty satire on fixation with body image and body care. Dear Body picks up where B for Body left off, continuing that most private dialogue of all, the one we have with ourselves. Dear Body is played out by six professional Protein dancers and an ensemble cast drawn from the local community.

As a Dance Artist I had the opportunity to work with Luca and the Protein Dancers, as part of the community cast for Bracknell. It was a brilliant experience and if you have the chance to see it or be part of it, do it!!