Ali, Mom, NYC Few months back, I was part of a symposium at NYU/Tisch on ensemble improvisation called Form in Question. Before arriving, K.J. Holmes invited me to be part of a group that would perform during her session and I ended up part of a sextet with Jennifer Monson, Linda Austin and musicians Kris Apple, Robert… Continue reading questions are a gift
Perception: it is what is. I spoke to someone last night, or rather they told me things. I felt off. Who the fuck do I think I am? To name someone’s truth. If we are asked for help, are we charged to answer? And answer with the help they seek? What of the help they need? Who the fuck… Continue reading how much? how far?
Turn off and write. Are you there? yes you ask everyitme and i am always. have you ever heard me ssay no? when you ask? no do you say no to asking? yes. and to typos... funny. now. listen and we'll type. slow down and see only what you see. this question of self and what… Continue reading What is ‘self ‘ ?
What makes us think we do not share thoughts and ideas the way that we share air, gravity, energy from the sun? These things are from a source that is not us. We do not manifest them from our being. They a part of our experience and allow us to change in understanding. So what makes… Continue reading Note to self: that’s not your idea
a new dance. maybe it's called 'matches' justin fitch, jess gore, ray elder, ella hackworth, sheneese thompson, and orion and aries gore. sound by cast and ammanuel tekeste. i film in the middle if this dance. i leave the typo if here instead of of because i recently received a deep text that had… Continue reading MAtches
the following are notes on work by choreographers pina bausch, merce cunningham, and lin hwai-min, respectively. cafe muller notes: lights up on calf-searching - white flecks of slipgown movement. The windows and doors - the bang of the chairs. It is purposeful, even the misstep a redirection. It is tragic - how does one maintain interest? Why do we… Continue reading muddled notes on “Café Müller” with “Split Sides” and “Cursive II”
photo: pub-cafe kouros, agistri island (continue inserteditinside 15Aug15) When this blogpost began It was the midpoint of summer break before a 2nd year of grad school at The Ohio State University. Now a week before teaching a class at THE OSU, I edit this post for the many-eth time. My alma mater is Ohio University, so I know… Continue reading Middriff. blog : v7. “The plural of Or”.
photo by cole during 'the theater is a blank page' a collaboration by Ann Hamilton and Ann Bogart with SITI Company at The Wexner Center for the Arts. ... Your foot in my mouth, or mine in yours? I had the pleasure of interviewing Claire Porter on April 3, 2015 for coursework with Dr. Candace… Continue reading Much, much more than words.
"Settle in. How do you feel right now? I feel like my legs are supporting me sitting. I feel like I remember perfection from moment of creation. Those cells are in me. They are swimming. They are multiplying. I am streaming. I will die someday. Maybe at the end of this 90 minutes, or… Continue reading pinkamber quiet
My own and yours, too. What now do we say, what now do we do? Listen There is knocking. Who’s In to let In? No In, just here, me. It’s time to begin. Fall free unto thee, thy self is great big – wide channels of wind blowcross fields open red. Add space in the words… Continue reading right thing is left.
"Have you done a treetop one yet?" prompt by Justin. photo by cole. Finding moments. Searching for constancy. And all the Time finding moments. One does not stand upon time. Here I'd love to draw that little loop he motioned. It would begin at 3oclock and move counterclockwise the size of a fist. Thicker as… Continue reading all the Time finding moments
photo: nico by tawa for his "digression: beauty" I look through the lens of my own constructs to see you through the lens of yours. Like two projectors aimed facing one another. I illuminate you by the light of my individual story. You can imagine, as we shine our Sight on one another the images combine to create a relationship - each combination unique. Which… Continue reading If, Then… fun w Constructs