Isis van Geffen
Juliet van de Voort
Polly Joy Wilson
Crossing is a movement laboratory in which we explore and give space to experimentation, body movements and creative dynamics within and by the group. The final goal is to develop a choreography.
Using the body as a tool of art and the singularity of each one as a part of the diverse and multi faced mosaic of life we’ll meet each other in a choreography.
Laboratory Crossing is calling to all, people from different backgrounds and life experience to join and integrate this process of movement research that will result in a public intervention in Rotterdam.
Tizo’s process of facilitation is a regular basis class of body awareness and dynamics that allow body and mind to access ways of expression and creativity, as inherent part of each singular human being. The dynamics flows from contemporary dance to games, and body somatics practices, to awake and bring up a momentum of inspiration and flow.
Every day of the Laboratory is as it meant to be, an experiment. Experiencing art as a gesture and following an urge to express individuality, its constraints and joys. Just as much this choreography is a process of social aspects, that include participation and collectivity as basis to its construction and realization.
The laboratory is to those who are open to learn, to challenge himself, not afraid to fail and to embrace the unexpected. Everyone, professionals or non professionals of performative fields, or different backgrounds are warmly invited to join the laboratory.
The laboratory is designed to all that want to increase the body experience in art, and to awake awareness and consciousness through movement and dance.
The participants must be aware about their own body and the responsibility of working in a group, as well, being open to touch, to receive and to exchange in an environment and openness to the alterity, and to respect limits, as much to try to go through them.
The participants must be prepared to perform in many different levels of physicality.
Where to meet :
WORM UBIK – Boomgaardsstraat 69 Rotterdam.
from 15th until 24th January – time of the laboratory will be determined according to the participants availability.
Tizo All is a performance artist and a mover. He has been relating his artwork not only as art maker and individual but also a collaborator to many other initiatives and projects in art and social participation. He is also a social scientist that defends the idea of a “Practical Anthropology”.
How is it gonna work ?
The laboratory will be divided basically in two phases,
A laboratory dedicated to experimentation and creativity based on body movement and an exchange among the participants and his own material as a individual and creator.
Time to occupy the public space. To experiment and adapt things developed into the first phase of the laboratory to the outdoors. This will happen in relation with the space, the urban environment and the alterity, the others, the passerby.
The location of the public intervention will be determined during Laboratory.
Between 15th and 20th January, the group is going to meet at WORM UBIK to do a research in body movement and build up a choreography.
From 20th until 23th the groups is going to meet up in the streets of Rotterdam create a spot to tryout the experiments were done indoors.
On January 24th will there will be a social demonstration of our experiments.