dance artist / Events / Fri 14 to Mon 17 Aug 2009 (4 days)

Surface Tensions

Surface Tensions Body | Land | Relation

Immersive physical workshop for dance and visual artists

14-17 August 2009

Dartmoor National Park Devon

Dance artist Rachel Sweeney leads a four day residential workshop for professional dance and visual artists, exploring creative approaches to site based movement and visual performance practices.

Using body mapping | micro and macro site exploration | topographic movement training, Rachel will steer an interdisciplinary performance investigation into perception, proprioception and perspective exploring the relationship of body and land.

For the duration of the workshop participants will stay at ‘The Stone Barn’ in Holne, South Dartmoor. The working day will be divided between studio practice, solo and group landscape work, micro-performances and discussion / review sessions. The workshop also includes visiting Dartmoor field specialists from geology and ecology, video presentations and peer mentoring.

Cost: £120/100 conc.

Includes 4x nights accommodation plus food. Participants will be expected to engage in cleaning and cooking duties. Further information:

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