03Feb
By: Sara Wookey On: February 03, 2017 In: Dance in Museums Comments: 0

Some time has passed since my last blog entry. Some of this is due in part to the holidays/end of year activities and part of it has to do with some needed reflection time on my practice during this time of  shifts in governance (both in my country of origin: the...

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10Dec
By: Sara Wookey On: December 10, 2016 In: Dance in Museums Comments: 0

Following up to a full day conferences on 8th December called “Dance and the Museum: Stretching the Boundaries” hosted by Het Firmament in Mechelen, Belgium. I am reminded of the need for live inter-action, discussion and doing together in getting thoughts, ideas, provocations and critical thinking going. Too often, freelance...

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02Dec
By: Sara Wookey On: December 02, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Having just wrapped up 10 (short) weeks of teaching the course “Ways of Seeing” (a title possibly inspired by John Berger’s book by the same name) for 100 BA students at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance. On our last day I invited them to write a manifesto...

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13Nov
By: Sara Wookey On: November 13, 2016 In: Dance in Museums Comments: 0

Dancing Museums is a partnership between five European dance organisations and eight museums. Its mission is to explore new ways of interacting with audiences. As one of those audience members yesterday (November 12th) I began to wonder what “interacting” might mean in today’s world. I ask this because my experience was...

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04Nov
By: Sara Wookey On: November 04, 2016 In: Re-performance Comments: 0

As the Autumn days roll in quickly I am in the process of doing annual check-ins and outreach for the 2017 season. I also spent two hours making corrections on Wikipedia, a wonder of a source and I wonder who puts these things up there? In any case, I look...

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