– composing culturally sustainable collectives through movement and sound
What are the tools and methods we can use for building sound collectives? Here are some fresh experiences from workshops with real, living, breathing human beings….
Composición improvisada en grupos – nuevas experienciasJanuary 2016-En enero – febrero 2016 estoy en la residencia de artistas de la fundacion Lugar a Dudas, en Cali, Colombia. Durante mi estancia tengo la oportunidad de dar talleres en la Universidad del Valle y el Instituto Departemental de Bellas Artes. En este video se puede ver estudiantes de música de la Universidad del Valle participando en […]
What are you doing with your hands?October 2015-For the second time this year – and in my life – I had the luck to be invited to Helsinki, Finland. This time the host was Nordic Culture Point (Kulturkontakt Nord), and the occasion was the seminar: The Role of Culture in a Sustainable Society – Sustainability in Art and Cultural Projects My contribution was a workshop, […]
The Role of Culture in a Sustainable Society, seminar in Helsinki, September 2015August 2015-“Culture and art provide our society with creativity, critical thinking, empathy, confidence, risk tolerance and mutual respect. We believe that working with culture and art and through the cultural meeting, we create an essential part of the foundation for the Nordic region and societies to become sustainable” – Per Voetmann, director, Nordic Culture Point Programme […]
Building sound academia. What actually happened in Helsinki?August 2015-Are human beings more than merely brains attached to a chunk of flesh&bones, and does it make sense to imagine a modality of human interaction, we could call corporeal reflection?
Workshops in nonverbal interaction for scholars at a wordy conference in Helsinki.
Workshop exercise: Gesture imitationAugust 2015-Gesture imitation; In pairs; B makes a gesture with one arm, while A watches and memorises; A now imitates B’s gesture. A and B swaps roles and repeat 1.1 and 1.2 Gesture imitation version B; enhanced by sound; Same drill as above, this time the gesture maker will accompany the gesture with sound, voice, hissing, […]
Building Sound Collectives in HelsinkiFebruary 2015-Building Sound Collectives has been selected for the Conference “CULTURE(S) IN SUSTAINABLE FUTURES: theories, policies, practices”, Helsinki, May 6 – 8 2015. For three days, the University Jyväskylä will host a series of talks, sessions and panels at the “Wanha Satama” (Finnish for “Old Harbour”), – a renovated warehouse for coffee and spices located in the heart of […]
Building sound collectives – a workshop conceptSeptember 2014-Building Sound Collectives is a workshop designed for creating cultural sustainability in groups of people. We work with non-verbal expressions, and play with sound and gesture as a means to develop our capacity of creating new cultural expressions.