questions are a gift

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

how much? how far?

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?

What is ‘self ‘ ?

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 ‘ ?

Note to self: that’s not your idea

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

MAtches

  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

muddled notes on “Café Müller” with “Split Sides” and “Cursive II”

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”

Middriff. blog : v7. “The plural of Or”.

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”.

Much, much more than words.

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.

all the Time finding moments

tree tops

"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

If, Then… fun w Constructs

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