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T&P Spectrum Silver: Performance, witnessing, the gaze

Low Flying Contact – Wim Franken

It is difficult to get a space that is suitable for a project like this and to have interested bodies & minds to experiment with the mixture of dance, flying and bdsm. I am very curious about what will happen in the given situation (e.g. using movement, trapezes, nakedness, bdsm, silences) and how people will experience this, both as performer and/or spectator.

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Touch&Talk – Malaika Sarco-Thomas

If improvisation tends toward fixity, it is the job of improvisers to unravel its becomings.

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The Voice-Body through Emotions – Milla Caputte

What happens at the meeting of one or more bodies in space? And if the voice joins the play? The workshop “Voice-body through the emotions” invites you to dive into our invisible body: the voice.

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Melting Buildings – Pipaluk Supernova

My experiment is bringing our dancing bodies and souls out into the ‘real world’. Traveling as a group we can take the freedom to break social rules

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The Biggest Playground! – Martin Panla

Play… is beautiful, is noisy and silent. Play is a door that leads to the present. Play is the antidote to patterns and concepts. Are shoes made for walking and bus stops for waiting? Let’s forget what we’ve learned and discover the biggest playground!

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Somatic Dialogue – K’lo Harris

There is a school of therapeutic thought that believes in body memory, that the body stores memories, this is especially true perhaps of trauma. If we do not process it then it does not go away but finds some were to hide until a situation arises that will unlock it again, allowing us another chance to heal perhaps.

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Genders & Sexualities on the Surface: researching the embodied experience – Kim Lasdon

I’ve been investigating and researching a project called ‘lesbian bodies/contact improvisation’ with my local community (amazingly abundant with queer women!) in collaboration with lesbian/queer women dancers in Ireland. Our investigations include dancing the ‘shadow of contact’ score, which was generated by and came to us from the West Coast/San Francisco contact community.

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Tenderness is a form of existence – Ina Stockem

I want to explore touch as a communication tool, a language of touch to connect. Why are there so many highly developped methods of giving professional feedback, on communication skills via coaching, intervision and mentoring – based on verbal language only? How can u read and listen body language in order to fulfill the need of the person on a physical level?

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Framing the Senses — Marina Tsartsara

The research that I would like to focus on during these days is framing the experience of sensuality and intimacy in Contact Improvisation. I would call it ‘framing the senses’, and it will focus on the ‘exterior’ point of view/camera framing of the performance/presentation through the senses.

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Authentic Contact — Guto Macedo

The setting of work I created with Soraya Jorge is not Contact Improvisation or Authentic Movement. It is a relationship that is established between the forms, the intersection, the sharing, the hybridization. It is not one or the other. In Authentic Contact, there is no loss of the point of view of each approach, although it demands detachment from their original forms.

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