Wednesday, March 26, 2003

work sessions

Partner work AeRan & Rod / Phase 1

Session 1: Tuesday, March 18, 2003
Establish beginning (the space and centering) Free Improvisation Song exchange Contact Improv. Terminology: impulse Impulse digging the well & finding the source. . . two people in the empty space touching the elements of impulse through body and voice . . . moments of contact . . . song . . . pause . . . follow . . . drink from the well . . . the water is fresh . . . " And now, what is impulse? 'In/pulse' - push from inside. Impulses push from inside. Impulses precede physical actions, always. The impulses: it is as if the physical, still almost invisible, was already born in the body. . . . impulses are the morphenes of acting. " (Grotowski in At Work with Grotowski on Physical Actions by Thomas Richards.)

Session 2: Friday, March 21, 2003
Focus - Exchange begin with repetitive gesture exchange and transform Vibration exploration Terminology: reaction, response, intention [Sunday, March 23, 2003 Individual session with AeRan working on transformantion of movement.]

Session 3: Tuesday, March 25, 2003
Focus - Body/Voice connection begin with gesture and organic sound full exchange followed by transformation ending with physical impulse Session

4: Thursday. March 27, 2003
Focus - Giving physical impulse begin with gesture/organic sound exchange - transformation - physical impulse - sharing creating the living action

Session 5: Tuesday. April 1, 2003
Focus - Sharing the action begin with strict exercise: switching between mirror/delayed mirror/pose/contact followed by gesture exchange & impulse giving with opening the moments of sharing.

Session 6: Friday. April 4, 2003
Focus - Discovering the territory begin by preparing the space with materials (cloth, cattails, sticks, basket . . .) Active meditation to work with elements and finding place & relationship.

Terminology: convention, stereotype, archetype tradition & ancient/archiac