When Carol stepped into – out of the light – Ruth Gibson

When Carol stepped into – out of the light – Ruth Gibson At the Somatics & Technology Conference, University of Chichester one afternoon in June of 2012 I was inside a black box theatre watching a Performance/ Lecture ‘Revolve’ by Carol Brown, Margie Medlin & Ann Niemetz. During the performance I was struck by a particular … Read moreWhen Carol stepped into – out of the light – Ruth Gibson

Jon May

Jon May Mention ambiguity to a psychologist and the first thing that will come to mind will be one of the famous ambiguous figures popularised by the Gestalt psychologist in the early 20th century, perhaps Boring’s hag, Dunker’s duck-rabbit, or the geometrically tantalising Necker cube.   They are fun to look at because our perception … Read moreJon May

A few thoughts on errors, breaks, and imperfections – Temi Odumosu

A few thoughts on errors, breaks, and imperfections – Temi Odumosu There is an ancient Japanese method of pottery joinery called Kintsukuroi, or Kintsugi – meaning “golden repair”. Broken pieces of pottery are recomposed back into a vessel using resin or lacquer that is often mixed with gold dust; transforming what would otherwise be discarded … Read moreA few thoughts on errors, breaks, and imperfections – Temi Odumosu

Our first Workshop/Laboratory in Coventry

The first Network workshop/laboratory took place at Coventry University in the Centre for Dance Research (C-DaRE) on 9th and 10th February 2016.  Our 12 participants took part in discussions and movement workshops, bringing their expertise from multiple disciplines to bear on questions surrounding error, ambiguity, glitch, malfunction, risk, etc.  It was a rich and exciting exchange, and future … Read moreOur first Workshop/Laboratory in Coventry