Dare to care

in conversation with Bojana KunstZornitsa StoyanovaSarah VanheeKatarzyna Słoboda Dare to care are podcasts featuring guests from the field of dance, choreography, and art. In our dialogues we are focusing on the notion of care in the context of being freelance artists and parents. We aim to listen to each other and to talk specifically about… Read More »

Choreographing Attention

supported by Katarzyna Słoboda “We are constantly recomposing our body and our attention in response to the environment, to things known and unknown. This inner dance is a most basic improvisation – reading and responding to the scripts of the environment. It’s our body’s dialogue with our experience.” Those words written by Lisa Nelson in… Read More »

Slow Motion Rave

Put on one of the music tracks and start anywhereorIt could be nice to start low, lying on the floor, breathing. Begin with continuous slow motion,when you started you do not stop. Moving in and out of the floor. Use weight shiftswhich allow for travel through space – slowly. Use the spiral, the twist,in your… Read More »

Agency of Silence

Two choreographers for whom the voice is a crucial medium contemplate silence, its physicality and its political agency. Dialoguing on and deeply listening to the current troubled times, they are examining silence as a physical practice, meticulously weaving polyphonic sensorial compositions of voices and thoughts of generations of artists, thinkers and activists. Questioning silence’s presence… Read More »

The Art of Listening

[sonaar_audioplayer albums="1414"][/sonaar_audioplayer] Easy or not so much? Listening seems dead simple, doesn't it? But is it really? Check with some short exercises. Spend one minute experiencing it. I will set our timer. Don't do anything during this time, just listen to the sounds of the world you are in. Your only task is to listen.… Read More »

Wake Up

What is present for you in your thoughts, feelings, sensations? What is the question you are asking yourself these days? Write it down on a piece of paper and browse through a stock of magazines, newspapers, old books, flyers, teabags tags, random slips of papers, chocolate silverware that you already have. Notice what attracts your… Read More »

Upwording

[sonaar_audioplayer albums="782"][/sonaar_audioplayer] Transcript Hello, Good afternoon, morning, evening – wherever you are in the world right now, listening, I  feel excited to be sharing with you my very first Audio Recording of Upwording, created for the launch of the online platform  of the international, intergenerational conference the Grand Re Union.   My name is Rivca… Read More »

Embracing Complexity

Embracing Complexity introduces the concept of Radical Sociability; a strategy for enacting an intersectional affinity based politics. It is recommended to download the audio file and take a walk with it someplace where you will have little distraction, and hopefully some greenery.  This piece draws on my research and includes many references from contemporary writers. For ease of… Read More »