By: Sara Wookey On: May 11, 2023 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

‘A New Role for Dance’ was a project that I conceived during lockdown (2021) and involved a number of artists and invited guests. I was interested in exploring together what kinds of knowing emerges from training in dance and choreography. I was curious to be beyond ‘transferable skills’ in...

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By: Sara Wookey On: April 27, 2023 In: Dance in Museums, Research, Uncategorized, Yvonne Rainer Comments: 0

  The third series of blog posts on past projects that have completed and the things I love about them. This week is Punt.Point a  performance-based art work and interactive design piece by Sara Wookey in collaboration with designer Rennie Tang with design assistant Gabriela Baka. The work was installed...

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By: Sara Wookey On: April 12, 2023 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

I was recently interviewed by Roddy Shrock, Director of Eyebeam, Art Curator and Strategic Collaborator for his podcast series Informer. The interview was conducted in November 2023 and was recently made public. The first question Roddy asked was, ‘what was your first experience with movement and dance?’. I described...

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By: Sara Wookey On: April 03, 2020 In: Uncategorized Comments: 2

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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By: Sara Wookey On: February 21, 2017 In: Dance in Museums, Uncategorized Comments: 1

As part of my TATE Learning Associate 3-month residency I have been connecting with events in the TATE Exchange room that align with my interest in exploring approaches to and critical discourse around dance in the museum. Today I attended an all-day talk where one of the many partners of TATE Exchange, Trinity...

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By: Sara Wookey On: February 10, 2017 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

I very pleased to share that I just finished the second week of a 3-month residency at TATE Modern. As a TATE Learning Research Associate I will be working on my practice and research of dance in the museum from the perspective of the dance artist. As part of my time at TATE...

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By: Sara Wookey On: December 02, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 2

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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By: Sara Wookey On: October 26, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 1

I recently attended the Contemporary Greek Dance Platform at Megaron in Athens. It was a three-day event with performances running from 9pm-12.30pm each night. The programme varied each day with featured works by young Greek choreographers selected by an international jury. The work I saw on Sunday evening seemed influenced...

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By: Sara Wookey On: June 10, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 1

Hi and welcome! I look forward to posting here on current projects and musings on dance. Stay tuned and thanks for checking in! Sara (Image above: Dancers in discussion as part of reDANCE UK a project funded by Arts Council England with additional support from Greenwich Dance Agency and Trinity Laban...

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