Workshop Documentation

The Distinct Body Part 2

Experiential Anatomy Workshop presented by Catherine Truman “…after another Awareness Through Movement lesson, …I blindfolded them and asked them to make their own body in clay. So they had to go straight into it – most of them used both

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The Distinct Body Part 2

Experiential Anatomy Workshop presented by Catherine Truman “…after another Awareness Through Movement lesson, …I blindfolded them and asked them to make their own body in clay. So they had to go straight into it – most of them used both

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The Distinct Body Part 1

“Engaging with attention to sensation is something we value with this project. As practitioners and participants, we’re being asked to feel something, and articulate it. We are not necessarily interested in the outcome, but more in how and why the

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The Distinct Body Part 1

“Engaging with attention to sensation is something we value with this project. As practitioners and participants, we’re being asked to feel something, and articulate it. We are not necessarily interested in the outcome, but more in how and why the

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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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Sensorium Gymnasium Living Room

Following from Maggie, Catherine and Lian, here are a couple of points about my plans for the Sensorium Gymnasium at Pspace. I’ve been thinking alot about this challenge I have faced all the way through this research project of working

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Sensorium Gymnasium Living Room

Following from Maggie, Catherine and Lian, here are a couple of points about my plans for the Sensorium Gymnasium at Pspace. I’ve been thinking alot about this challenge I have faced all the way through this research project of working

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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: Listening in and out

Jonathan’s workshop ‘The Situated Body’ invited to develop a response to our experience in the land around us, based on the sensitivities we’ve been developing towards our bodily experience. I was interested structuring attention across internal and external environments, drawing

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The Situated Body: Listening in and out

Jonathan’s workshop ‘The Situated Body’ invited to develop a response to our experience in the land around us, based on the sensitivities we’ve been developing towards our bodily experience. I was interested structuring attention across internal and external environments, drawing

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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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ASTRONOMIC TECHNICS (Wednesday)

Our afternoon, in my experience, was about MAKING REAL OF SENSING TECHNOLOGY. I was aware of the extent of preparation undertaken by each maker. Each one intently busy, doing, setting up, and I felt touched by this. We gathered around

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ASTRONOMIC TECHNICS (Wednesday)

Our afternoon, in my experience, was about MAKING REAL OF SENSING TECHNOLOGY. I was aware of the extent of preparation undertaken by each maker. Each one intently busy, doing, setting up, and I felt touched by this. We gathered around

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Situated Body 2

This morning we had an unusually early start, rising with the sun and heading over to Bundanon to resume Jonathan’s workshop. I started off where I had left, walking up the Amphitheatre Track. I passed by the tall spindly tree

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Situated Body 2

This morning we had an unusually early start, rising with the sun and heading over to Bundanon to resume Jonathan’s workshop. I started off where I had left, walking up the Amphitheatre Track. I passed by the tall spindly tree

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The plasticity of the brain and learning

PALM TO PALM A seemingly simple exercise in pairs. Sitting opposite each other within arm’s reach, pressing palm to palm. Maggie’s only instruction. We wait … A listening … tremulous vibrations in Jonathan’s fingertips … tiny shifts back and forth.

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The plasticity of the brain and learning

PALM TO PALM A seemingly simple exercise in pairs. Sitting opposite each other within arm’s reach, pressing palm to palm. Maggie’s only instruction. We wait … A listening … tremulous vibrations in Jonathan’s fingertips … tiny shifts back and forth.

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