https://youtu.be/Gx8G84ZPrps I wanted to bring together poetry and place by embedding words in landscape. Much of my art making involves walking and exploring boundaries between the digital and the analogue, online and offline, words as performance and as text. I am interested in art as research, art as adventure and the outdoors as art. This …
Social distancing was introduced to the UK around March 17, 2020 On the basis that art and performance can be used as research, to explore and express personal experience, I wondered what would happen if I walked through Carlisle town centre maintaining 2m social distancing, but do it as performance, choreographed like a dance or …
Creating an image showing thinking, doing and making art.
A good article about dance as embodied cognition, the idea that we think with our bodies as much as with our minds, or that they are one and the same.
Exploring ideas from performance studies in relation to outdoor and experiential learning.
You have to assume this was learned by doing. Embodied cognition at it's best.
Two great programmes on BBC Radio 4 today, Mon March 16th. There is stuff about Trump and Twitter Spats, American history, the role of popular movies in political or philosophical discourse or not, and an astonishing tale of the Astor Palace Riot in which Shakespeare and 'The English Actor' was responsible for the deaths of 31 rioting commoners at the hands of the US militia.
The best time to start is now (don’t wait) Take responsibility for everything (it saves time) Don’t blame anyone or anything (including yourself) Give up being a moviemaker victim (of circumstance, weather, lack of money, mean financiers, vicious critics, greedy distributors, indifferent public, etc.)
It's just getting dark, Friday night, summer is icummenin (soon maybe) Parental Advisory Lyrics
People play folk music the world over, and tell us about their lives, their strife, their loves, their woes. This song is from the borders, a land with a long history of strife and conflict, bloodshed and blackmail. The Reivers coined the phrase. I like the idea that folk music in Brixton is the same as folk music from Hexham. Here's a toast to our differences and to our commonalities. Like Rhianna says of strife, ' You break bread with me, you like me, it's our problem.'