day four, workshop one

Today was the showing to a small group of invited guests. Sara suggested that the event should have a focus on process and so, after our beginning walking warm up, the group revisited the sequence from Trio A, the improvised phrases and translations, and the yes manifestos and their interpretation Activities moved to the East…

gallery space

Emily’s thoughts on day two: As we reach the half way stage in the choreography workshop it is already clear that there is a huge amount to think about in terms of engaging with this art form (i.e. dance/choreography) in the context of the art museum.  The positive approach of the participants in the project…

day two, workshop one

Two new participants joined today. We began with the name game followed by a warm up. Key tools – space, time, gaze – were introduced in the walking exercise. Participants then worked on: 1. Developing some individual movement material 2. Writing notations for an individual movement phrase 3. Putting movement phrases together, using the tools of…

day one, workshop one

The first day of the first workshop. The day after the Big Storm which caused significant transport delays and cancellations in London. Nevertheless, twelve young people made it to Tate to meet Sara Wookey and take part in our choreography and film project. The research-project team had met at 9 am to sort out last…

participant information

Sara has prepared a participant information sheet to be given to everyone on Monday. The idea is to introduce the ideas underpinning Trio A right at the start. This is what the leaflet says: TRIO A (1966) from A MIND IS A MUSCLE Dance and choreographic work There is a lot of gesture in my…

the project so far

We have been working hard to make sure all is in place for the start of the workshops in two weeks time. The spaces are ready, the equipment is charged and we already have 23 participants confirmed for the project! We have over subscribed for the project because of possible issues with drop out rates…