By: Sara Wookey On: January 11, 2019 In: Dance and Age Comments: 0

Spending two weekends dancing with three of my cohort – all over 40 – I reflect back on my experiences as an “older” dancer who feels that dancing is more readily available than ever. My new project (Re)Make, a dance film, began at an important moment in my career...

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By: Sara Wookey On: June 18, 2018 In: Collaboration in Dance, Re-performance, Research Comments: 0

I have just returned back to London from the Lake District where (Re)Make, my new project, was in residency as part of its development.   (Re)Make explores making as a way of understanding. I am reminded of the idea that making is knowledge (Ingold, 2013). It is in the...

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By: Sara Wookey On: April 18, 2018 In: Dance in Museums, TATE Comments: 0

I was recently witness to Anthea Hamilton’s “The Squash” at Tate Britain. The sign at the entry to the Duveen gallery warned me not to sit on or touch the tiled, elevated, “plinths” (holding small sculptures that went unnamed). I was somewhat confused by this as, when doing my...

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By: Sara Wookey On: March 29, 2018 In: Dance in Museums Comments: 0

Awareness through Movement & Reading is a 3-part series hosted by the Wellcome Collection in London. Having worked with the Wellcome Collection in the past on Nature Walks: From Parks to Pavements I was invited back to create something for the Reading Room, a hybrid space that is part...

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By: Sara Wookey On: November 13, 2017 In: Dance in Museums Comments: 0

Dance and Art Forum: Why Dance in Museums? hosted by Siobhan Davies Dance in London took place on November 9th from 1.30-6.30pm. The afternoon consisted of presentations and discussions looking critically at the recent profusion of dance in museums, galleries and international art events. Siobhan Davies highlighted specific work...

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