Marina Collard, Lauren McKillop, Sean Murray, Courtney Nettleford, Christopher Spraggs.
peas or chick peas.
talked to Carolyn... the disappointment of not being able to dress up peas.
solution - use dried chick peas. paint them
Pea Races and other goings on.
Logged in, chat with Chris mainly as all others were busy. Caught up on the work they'd been doing. Happy the team is expanding to include, Carolyn Roy, Becky Horne, Tina Krasevec, Paul Newland and Mandeep Raikhy (Delhi).
We talked about loops and time, finite lengths of time. The onion gets chopped and it's done. How does he the idea of the 'Meanwhilers' remain part of the work. For things continue beyond the limit of their duration…
We looked at observing the viewing of the event, a kind of vegetable dancing google box.
The scores are significant, their length or brevity. Too long and needing a reader or enjoying working with what gets remembered, what gets lost, what gets distorted. The short scores, a statement, a thing in themselves, need some inclusions.
https://www.youtube.com/watchv=xusFIWYo6C8&list=RDCMUC9f78Z5hgtDt0n8JWyfBk8Q&index=1 - snails races 2017... there's a winner.. and they're dressed up.
Dance with a vegetable - cherry tomatoes
sit in a chair, close your eyes and someone throws cherry tomatoes at your face.
see what happens...
there may be some ethical considerations. Please write and sign your own disclaimer
Dance with a vegetable of your choice – Place the vegetable on the body and see where that takes you.
Zoom rehearsal 2.30pm
starting with a potato, the weight of it laid on the body.
place the potatoes on the body - continue to place and replace them when they fall off
stack the potatoes - build up like stones stacked
leave some space with no hands coming into the shot
place a potato at the base of the sternum and let if fall up the chest
roll off the shoulder down the arm
repeat till all the potatoes have rolled off the body
roll the potatoes onto the body
the arms of the person lying can support this
let the arms slide
let the arms open across the floor
lift the body and place the potatoes under the body, shoulder, arm
the lower arm bone should be perpendicular in the shot (we don't see the hand)
place the potato in the hand, let it fall, repeat
through the potatoes on the body
build up the potatoes on the body, get up, repeat.
Garlic and cherry tomatoes - soles of the feet.
Dissolve on a chair – sit on a chair and take the time to empty and inwardly dissolve, pouring collapse until you end up in a pool of yourself on the floor.
Chop an onion – static shot, close frame clothing as back drop for onion.