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

Olivier Haas

Olivier Haas We are surrounded by errors. In control engineering errors are issue from the comparison between a target, that is required to be achieved, and what the system or device we are trying to control can actually deliver. The controller will then compute the required adjustment to ensure that targets are met by acting … Read more Olivier Haas

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

Sarah Whatley

Sarah Whatley Since our first workshop in Coventry we have been active in telling more people about our network and it is generating a lot of interest and excitement. The idea of ‘error’ seems to be appealing and captures the imagination, particularly for those working within the arts community. Sita and I presented the project … Read more Sarah Whatley

Rory O’Connor

Rory O’Connor I’ve been reflecting a lot about our workshop since returning home. After a meeting with Sita some months ago where we discussed embodiment, Nietzsche and performers living with amputations, I went to the refectory for lunch. Behind me in the queue at the food counter were two people discussing what happens when you … Read more Rory O’Connor

Sita Popat

Sita Popat This is the first entry in the Error Network’s new fortnightly blog. Over the coming months, all twelve participants will post thoughts about error, ambiguity, glitches and the body. It is my turn first. Last week, we spent two days at Coventry University in the Centre for Dance Research (C-DaRE) having our first Network … Read more Sita Popat