Letter to a friend on RoomLoom

RoomLoomLast weekend I had held the first room loom event with a prototype installation made by myself and Lance Pruitt. A lovely, curious, and thoughtful group of friends and friends of friends came to try it out. In preparation for it, and for the final intermedia performance in January, I wrote this to organize some […]

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Come on come on….

Come on come on come on come on now touch me baby, is a site adaptive movement experiment that includes interactive sound elements generated with a Kinect and Isadora programming. Directed by me, in collaboration with performers Lauren Garrett, Brianna Johnson, Emily Kilroy, Katherine Moore and Laura Rodríguez. Through intimate and rascally state based improvisation and […]

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Fort Making

Last Monday I had the brilliant container of a Sandbox in Multidisciplinary Arts class.  Each of us have had the opportunity to bring a creative knot or question to the group through participatory activities, conversations and workshopping as an open ended entry way into our individual projects.  Throughout the semester I have been considering possibilities […]

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Improvisation with Bebe

My first semester of graduate school was Bebe Miller’s last semester on faculty in the Dance Department at Ohio State. I swam in her soup for the semester, sometimes reluctant, resistant and often fearful. She would call us into circles before and after improvisational scores and talk about tone and texture and willfulness.  All of this resonates […]

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