Autumn has arrived with a chill in the air. Our September meeting was a lovely coming together to share news, research and future plans. Louise Mackenzie and Iris Garrelfs updated us on a jointly delivered presentation about ARE at The Listening Academy at Iklectik Art Lab, London https://listeningbiennial.net/ Belen Cerezo shared her Match-Making experience, which... Continue Reading →
Our June's ARE meeting was hosted by Jo Milne, and it was a very special exchange between soundartist and vocalist Iris Garrelfs http://irisgarrelfs.com, composer and musician Ben Park https://parkmusic.me and musician, storyteller and singer Stace Blythe https://www.staceyblythe.com. They each shared their musical practices and discussed their various ways of approaching making, composition, music, voice and listening.
Belen Cerezo hosted another Match-Making research evening with Dolores Steinman and Davina Kirkpatrick. They focused on objects of loss, and the ephemerality of clouds. For more information: https://are-research.com/archive/match-making-3-april-6th-2022/ And for our May 6th meeting, Anna Walker filled the gap with an online workshop. “Understanding the world is about living inside stories. There’s no place to... Continue Reading →
ARE is already well into the throws of sharing its Match-Making research. WhiteFeather Hunter and Renee Carmichael presented the first Match-Making collaboration on January 12th. It was an elegant and impressive presentation. For more information: https://are-research.com/archive/match-making-january-2022/ On February 2nd, Sarah Bild and Jo Milne shared their Match-Making research. An audiovisual-dance project titled In-Between. It documented... Continue Reading →
We completed our research year of 2021 with a hopeful message wrapped up in Lindsey Butcher's discussion about her practice. Lindsey is an artist and performer. She is the Artistic Director of Gravity and Levity, an aerial dance company specialising in vertical dance, maximising the creative potential of artists, and developing audience imagination. Her work literally crosses... Continue Reading →
October's session was a special and delightful meandering into the world of storyteller, and performer Xanthe Gresham-Knight, https://xanthegresham.co.uk/. Xanthe took us on a journey back in time to meet our ancestors and the Goddesses within us all. It was as if we were all in the same room, breathing a unified breath, a reminder that... Continue Reading →