April 2006

  1. On Collaborative Processes

    Friday 7 April 2006

    On Collaborative ProcessesLeading up to Scheme, Poulin and Kusch described, they spent eighteen months in close collaboration to develop what they called a “hybrid language” that addressed both of th… Continue Reading

  2. Debate 1:

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Motion-captured dance and the death of the choreographer? In fact, Eshkar and Kaiser’s relationship to dance as digital artists was interesting. “We take the motions of others and restitch them toget… Continue Reading

  3. Debate2:

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Interactive new media and public Choice Interactivity is the byword of new technology. But what does it really imply? Kondition pluriel’s Scheme II has dancers interacting live with the stage environment. … Continue Reading

  4. Dance Teaching Essentials press release

    Friday 7 April 2006

    A new publication from Dance UK and partners was launched at The Place, London recently, in the presence of Tessa Blackstone, Minister of State for the Arts. Dance Teaching Essentials is a major step forward in … Continue Reading

  5. Watch this Space

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Watch This Space- a symposium on dance and architecture hosted by Dance UK in collaboration with Dance Umbrella and the Royal Institute of British Architecture took place the Chelsfield Room, Royal Festival Hal… Continue Reading

  6. John Lyall

    Friday 7 April 2006

    John Lyall – the architect who chaired the event has a particular interest in dance.He has worked on several dance projects with Rosemary Butcher, including 2d, 3d and Body as Site, performed at venues ra… Continue Reading

  7. Siobhan Davies

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Siobhan Davies – is currently working with architect Sarah Wigglesworth on the design for a conversion of the Charlotte Sharman School Annexe in Southwark into a building which will house new dance studio… Continue Reading

  8. Sarah Wigglesworth

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Sarah Wigglesworth – began by defining her terms. Architecture is not about a visual image, it is about the social activity which happens within it. For her, dance is about applying narratives to space. Ar… Continue Reading

  9. From the Floor

    Friday 7 April 2006

    From the floorArchitect *Malcolm Fraser thought it needed to be established that there were different ways of collaborating – that the creation of a building for dance is altogether different from making a… Continue Reading

  10. A new look for Spring

    Wednesday 5 April 2006

    We hope you like our new look for 2006! More importantly, we’re introducing some new user friendly facilities. In What’s on?, we’re combining our links to press reviews with our contributors r… Continue Reading

  11. Speak up for dance

    Wednesday 5 April 2006

    The National Campaign for the Arts (NCA) and Dance UK are calling all dancers and dance organisations to submit their views about the first draft of their Dance Manifesto. The UK’s dance sector is current… Continue Reading

  12. Siobhan Davies Studios - more

    Monday 3 April 2006

    Further comment on the new space from Jonathan Glancey: ‘With the Siobhan Davies Studios, Wigglesworth offers what feels like just the right balance between raising the spirits through architecture, and an… Continue Reading

  13. New Associates for the Place

    Monday 3 April 2006

    The Place’s new Associate Artists are Benedict Johnson and David McCormick. Benedict and David have been working together for four years as SnakeOil. Their work has ranged from live event video installati… Continue Reading

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