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Reflections, Loops and Cycles

working through ideas for the first summer of the container movement 2018

Friday 7th September

Last day in the studio with Becky Horne and Chris Spraggs

Space between 2 points. Brilliant day. Thank you


Thursday 8th September

recalibration….

greater trochanter and outside of the ankle – coming back to locating physical anchor spaces of absorption and weight – spaces in ankles and hips for absorption of weight

how this reflects in the body – the legs of the chest.

direction/orientation of sensation from one landmark to another is different to both landmarks switching on at the same time

loops as landmarks – noticing the rhythms that occur as loops

touch shared/common space – offered up some potential understanding of what reflections might be.

touch 2 places and work with the spaces in between

death to the onion – necessarily

drawing and emptiness

mourning the loss of Tuesday – something landed. all explorations palpable and available at the same time.

multiplicities – finding and landing in and out of previous events


Friday 30th August 2018

Marina Collard, Eva Escrich Gonzáles, Becky Horne, Blanche Jandin, Lauren McKillop, Sean Murray, Lauren Potter, Christopher Spraggs.

We moved, we danced – Alice Coltrane


We danced, we considered through our dancing: loops and reflections, we danced – Boy Lucas


We danced some more and danced, more dance and danced more loops – Chemical Brothers


Best Friday in a while.


Thursday 29th August 2018 Marina Collard, Eva Escrich Gonzáles, Becky Horne, Blanche Jandin, Lauren McKillop, Lauren Potter, Alice Sara, Christopher Spraggs.



more reflections


hands on work starts the day. From the extremities falling into towards ourselves, opening spaces in the body, the hips, the ankles, the shoulders……

The touch is light and inviting, specific but not directive. we move, follow, get lost, recalibrate, notice where we are, locate, register, move on.




Wednesday 27th August 2018

Marina Collard, Eva Escrich Gonzáles, Becky Horne, Blanche Jandin, Lauren McKillop, Sean Murray, Christopher Spraggs.


Reflections, loops and cycles.


locating clear landmarks – physical and as a way of considering the positioning of self.


In relation to…. reflecting and being reflected


‘Reflection is an example of a transformation. A transformation is a way of changing the size or position of a shape.’ BBC.


The throwing back by a body or surface of light, heat, or sound without absorbing it.


A thing that is a consequence of or arises from something else.


An idea about something, especially one that is written down or expressed.


Tuesday 28th August 2018

Marina Collard, Eva Escrich Gonzáles, Becky Horne, Blanche Jandin, Mathilde Lepage-Bagatta, Lauren McKillop, Sean Murray, Christopher Spraggs.


Container – establishing ground, a working practice, settling into a process of discovery.


Absorption


Weight as a buoyant unfixed mass.


Touch


Onion trios