Workshop Documentation

Temporary intervention

The Situated Body workshop was lead by Jonathan…. and so we headed off in the direction of the Bundanon homestead to choose a site with which we could find a place that felt familiar, and carry out an intervention on

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Temporary intervention

The Situated Body workshop was lead by Jonathan…. and so we headed off in the direction of the Bundanon homestead to choose a site with which we could find a place that felt familiar, and carry out an intervention on

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Touch, making contact: fingers, palms, arms and pelvis…

Maggie introduced her Awareness Through Movement class this morning, with a presentation on neuro plasticity: the structuring of experience within the brain, and the influence of Brain-Derived Neutrophic Factor (BDNF). I don’t really understand how it works but she seemed

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Touch, making contact: fingers, palms, arms and pelvis…

Maggie introduced her Awareness Through Movement class this morning, with a presentation on neuro plasticity: the structuring of experience within the brain, and the influence of Brain-Derived Neutrophic Factor (BDNF). I don’t really understand how it works but she seemed

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Body state

For the first time in weeks, no, months… I’ve had a day of being body-focused. although, its taking some time to switch out of previous work modes and into this one. this morning began with Catherine leading a session centering

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Body state

For the first time in weeks, no, months… I’ve had a day of being body-focused. although, its taking some time to switch out of previous work modes and into this one. this morning began with Catherine leading a session centering

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meeting other bodies

Today the iron wood ensemble who are in residence over at Bundanon’s other site came to visit.  They are a group of classical musicians who are here to experiment and try out new repertoire and new ideas for three weeks. 

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meeting other bodies

Today the iron wood ensemble who are in residence over at Bundanon’s other site came to visit.  They are a group of classical musicians who are here to experiment and try out new repertoire and new ideas for three weeks. 

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Con-Straining (Wednesday)

We enter a process led by Catherine, in which we are invited to work with clay to create a body. The sensation of drying wet clay on my skin is unpleasant, while the experience of a body growing beneath my

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Con-Straining (Wednesday)

We enter a process led by Catherine, in which we are invited to work with clay to create a body. The sensation of drying wet clay on my skin is unpleasant, while the experience of a body growing beneath my

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Self Portraits

Bundanon is a great place to think about (and through) the body.  Fresh air, horizon, river swimming, good food – all condusive to feeling pleasure in being a body in the world. Today I made two self portraits.  Catherine ran

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Self Portraits

Bundanon is a great place to think about (and through) the body.  Fresh air, horizon, river swimming, good food – all condusive to feeling pleasure in being a body in the world. Today I made two self portraits.  Catherine ran

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Machine sense and felt sense … playtime!

An opportunity to play with a range of sensor-based prototypes/tools and costume. The session was structured so that each person had 3 minutes to try out a prototype, followed by a quick group discussion. Somaya offered “Idio”, an apparatus that

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Machine sense and felt sense … playtime!

An opportunity to play with a range of sensor-based prototypes/tools and costume. The session was structured so that each person had 3 minutes to try out a prototype, followed by a quick group discussion. Somaya offered “Idio”, an apparatus that

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RIVERSDALE, BUNDANON, TUESDAY, BLISS

RIVERSDALE, BUNDANON, TUESDAY, BLISS Can aspects of Awareness through Movement® be applied in the creation of interactive artworks to broaden the scope of the artwork and expand the individual participant’s experience of the work? In our initial discussions about TTTB,

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RIVERSDALE, BUNDANON, TUESDAY, BLISS

RIVERSDALE, BUNDANON, TUESDAY, BLISS Can aspects of Awareness through Movement® be applied in the creation of interactive artworks to broaden the scope of the artwork and expand the individual participant’s experience of the work? In our initial discussions about TTTB,

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Distinct and Situated Bodies

The first full day of the second TTTB comprised of the ‘The Distinct Body’ lessons with Catherine Truman and my own experimental approach, ‘The Situated Body’. Compressed, expanded, heavy, symmetrical, light, small, large….these are some of the words we have

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Distinct and Situated Bodies

The first full day of the second TTTB comprised of the ‘The Distinct Body’ lessons with Catherine Truman and my own experimental approach, ‘The Situated Body’. Compressed, expanded, heavy, symmetrical, light, small, large….these are some of the words we have

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Listening to the wind in the leaves…

…and thinking about observing my breathing. Attending to the sounds in the landscape, and realising I could bring the same quaity of openended attentivness to sensations inside my body. Observing breath (something I’ve been interested in with a previous interactive

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Listening to the wind in the leaves…

…and thinking about observing my breathing. Attending to the sounds in the landscape, and realising I could bring the same quaity of openended attentivness to sensations inside my body. Observing breath (something I’ve been interested in with a previous interactive

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experiential anatomy and the situated body

EXPERIENTIAL ANATOMY In the act of drawing my own body outline and skeleton, i found myself ocscillating between drawing from the felt sense (how my imagination traced the edge of the body, the weightiness of bones and flesh pressing into

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experiential anatomy and the situated body

EXPERIENTIAL ANATOMY In the act of drawing my own body outline and skeleton, i found myself ocscillating between drawing from the felt sense (how my imagination traced the edge of the body, the weightiness of bones and flesh pressing into

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2 self portraits

Bundanon is a great place to think about (and through) the body.  Fresh air, horizon, river swimming, good food – all condusive to feeling pleasure in being a body in the world. Today I made two self portraits.  Catherine ran

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2 self portraits

Bundanon is a great place to think about (and through) the body.  Fresh air, horizon, river swimming, good food – all condusive to feeling pleasure in being a body in the world. Today I made two self portraits.  Catherine ran

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