Conversations

Mike Legget Interviews, July 2009

Mike Leggett interviewed each of us for the Bundanon Trust, in the lead up to the Sensorium Gymnasium event at Peformance Space, in July-August 2009. In the following transcripts we discuss what Thinking Through The Body means for us individually,

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Mike Legget Interviews, July 2009

Mike Leggett interviewed each of us for the Bundanon Trust, in the lead up to the Sensorium Gymnasium event at Peformance Space, in July-August 2009. In the following transcripts we discuss what Thinking Through The Body means for us individually,

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‘The Situated Body’ Workshop

This workshop presented by Jonathan Duckworth, was pivotal in developing a link between our attention to interior and exterior experience – exploring how attention to the body can create shifts in our perception of the surrounding environment, and conversely, how

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‘The Situated Body’ Workshop

This workshop presented by Jonathan Duckworth, was pivotal in developing a link between our attention to interior and exterior experience – exploring how attention to the body can create shifts in our perception of the surrounding environment, and conversely, how

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Discussion: The Situated Body

This discussion took place at Bundanon after Jonathan Duckworth’s ‘Situated Body’ workshop, where we all went out into the surrounding country to create some response to our geograhic situation, building from sensitivities cultivated in Catherine’s Feldenkrais-inspired ‘Distinct Body’ experiential anatomy

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Discussion: The Situated Body

This discussion took place at Bundanon after Jonathan Duckworth’s ‘Situated Body’ workshop, where we all went out into the surrounding country to create some response to our geograhic situation, building from sensitivities cultivated in Catherine’s Feldenkrais-inspired ‘Distinct Body’ experiential anatomy

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Workshop 2: Imagining the ‘Sensorium Gymnasium’

Excerpts from Saturday’s discussion at Bundanon, on aims and possible outcomes for the Performance Space workshop and public showing: Jonathan: I think for me the bridge between Feldenkrais and media arts is not really what Feldenkrais can do for media

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Workshop 2: Imagining the ‘Sensorium Gymnasium’

Excerpts from Saturday’s discussion at Bundanon, on aims and possible outcomes for the Performance Space workshop and public showing: Jonathan: I think for me the bridge between Feldenkrais and media arts is not really what Feldenkrais can do for media

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Discussion: Desires & Offerings

In this meeting facilitator Lizzie Muller invited each member of the group to respond to the idea of ‘desires’ and ‘offerings’ – to identify shared interests in relation to our work with the body and opportunities for skill-exchange and collaboration across disciplines.

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Discussion: Desires & Offerings

In this meeting facilitator Lizzie Muller invited each member of the group to respond to the idea of ‘desires’ and ‘offerings’ – to identify shared interests in relation to our work with the body and opportunities for skill-exchange and collaboration across disciplines.

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Why we use ‘Technology’

In this discussion on Day 3 of our Bundanon workshop each member of the group was invited to reflect on how they came to be working with technology in their current practice (or not), and what this relationship means for

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Why we use ‘Technology’

In this discussion on Day 3 of our Bundanon workshop each member of the group was invited to reflect on how they came to be working with technology in their current practice (or not), and what this relationship means for

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Care

As an artist what motivates me is a desire to create systems and situations that support us to become more alive to the worlds around and within us, and to be able to experience and engage with this aliveness with

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Care

As an artist what motivates me is a desire to create systems and situations that support us to become more alive to the worlds around and within us, and to be able to experience and engage with this aliveness with

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Post-Bundanon Reflections: Some threads

Here are some threads that I’ve pulled out from my Bundanon experience, that Ive been turning around in my head over the past week since the workshop. ATTENTIONAL INFRASTRUCTURES for an aesthetics of touch, movement and proprioception: having and/or developing

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Post-Bundanon Reflections: Some threads

Here are some threads that I’ve pulled out from my Bundanon experience, that Ive been turning around in my head over the past week since the workshop. ATTENTIONAL INFRASTRUCTURES for an aesthetics of touch, movement and proprioception: having and/or developing

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Cultural influences and the senses

…the idea that consciousness is a culturally shaped phenomenon and gives some interesting examples of how different senses are emphasised in different cultures and therefore give rise to different understandings of the world.

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Cultural influences and the senses

…the idea that consciousness is a culturally shaped phenomenon and gives some interesting examples of how different senses are emphasised in different cultures and therefore give rise to different understandings of the world.

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Openings (Thursday)

Our heat weary bodies gathered slowly, quietly in the day’s cooler opening to travel again to Bundenon. I hadn’t been looking forward to this second part of “The Situated Body” until to my great relief Jonathan invited me to join

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Openings (Thursday)

Our heat weary bodies gathered slowly, quietly in the day’s cooler opening to travel again to Bundenon. I hadn’t been looking forward to this second part of “The Situated Body” until to my great relief Jonathan invited me to join

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The Situated Body – invitation, play and attention

We rose early in the morning to avoid the heat of the midday sun and travelled back to Bundanon to continue the Situated Body workshop. Equipped with cameras, water bottles, sunscreen and hats I invited Maggie and Biz to join

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The Situated Body – invitation, play and attention

We rose early in the morning to avoid the heat of the midday sun and travelled back to Bundanon to continue the Situated Body workshop. Equipped with cameras, water bottles, sunscreen and hats I invited Maggie and Biz to join

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The world in my brain and my brain in the world

Maggie led a workshop today about attention and the brain.  She described the way we create new neural pathways by actively bringing attention to something new. This is a big part of feldenkrais – but also very reminiscent of John

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The world in my brain and my brain in the world

Maggie led a workshop today about attention and the brain.  She described the way we create new neural pathways by actively bringing attention to something new. This is a big part of feldenkrais – but also very reminiscent of John

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