By: Sara Wookey On: April 03, 2020 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

We are living in a time of disconnect in the physical realm. During this time I am also writing the final draft and conclusion of my Ph.D. thesis that started in 2014. When the world felt very different than it does today. I am at home mainly. I am...

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11Jan
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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18Jun
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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18Apr
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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29Mar
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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