“Vocabulary is the way in which a person moves. The body has an intelligence of its own and a way of digesting complex situations which spoken language can’t touch. How do people move? How do they feel the world?” – Meg Stuart
curiosity, wonder, re-discovery, embedded gesture, habitual shapes
Movement – walking. walking, stopping, starting. walking, stoping, starting, pace.
pace. tempo. scale. level. shape. pouring. pushing. pulling. balance. swinging. sticking. dab. extend. contract. fold. roll. shape.
responsive shapes. responsive to space, responsive to bodies.
connection, distance, contact, energy, attention, awareness. emotions.
position. moving through. stick with – transition, transformation, mutation.
word. stream of consciousness. stick with.
movement and speech:
postion/word – moving through/stream of consciousness – stick with / stick with
three minutes – longer
play. let go. let the form emerge. allow all the elements to gather an energy and composition of their own.
Movement & Composition Workshop was run by Samantha Chester at the Loft Space, Ultimo over a weekend in June, 2013. (June 22-23, 2013).