The workshop ‘Dancing + Speaking + Sensing Within’ led by international artists Maria Nurmela and Renae Shadler will focus on ecological perception in dialogue with the imagination and dream state. Inspired by one of ecopsychology`s pioneers Laura Sewall, the workshop will explore how through movement, language and somatics we can co-create a notable, sensual experience of being “part of, within”. Sewall writes that “Particularly in an age of disembodiment and disenchantment, sensing our embeddedness within the biosphere may be practiced with imagination” (Sight and Sensibility : The Ecopsychology of Perception, 1991).
During the workshop we will create conditions under which each participant can act freely and creatively and in doing so form a path between one form of artistic expression to another. Each day will begin with a voice and movement practice, followed by imaginative explorations into the dream state and creative dialogues. Together we will move, draw, write and speak in relation to one another and the industrial and natural landscapes of betOnest. The workshop will focus on the tools of ecological perception which encompass,
DATES: 08.09-10.09. 2017
WHERE: BetOnest – A pre-post apocalypse heaven for aspiring artists
PRICE: Workshop is a sliding scale: 70-90 €, total 12 hours / 2.5 days
Accommodation costs not included. Details at https://www.betonest.com/prices