Themes

21 June 2012. Photo: Gorm Ashurst

The Equivalence of Hands

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It was a pleasure to spend time with Helen and Laila. I was immediately struck on visiting their ‘nest’ by the evidence of…

11 June 2012. Photo: Gorm Ashurst

This Residence on Earth*

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Notes Around a Process, in a Prologue and Three Parts By Gareth Evans Gareth Evans would like visitors to the blog to read…

27 June 2012. Photo by Gorm Ashurst

Part One

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Let us make the good enough world; that, the deeper path and shelter; in the studio of the hand-held heart; from there out……

1 August 2012. Photo: Gorm Ashurst

Barefoot in the Studio

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I am barefoot in the studio at Siobhan Davies Dance. Helen is creating a tableaux of thinking and making on paper, with metal,…

1 August 2012. Photo: Gorm Ashurst

Part Two

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What we call form is love. – Ernst Toller The craft of meaning. The dance of meaning. Meaning made. What is meaning in…

25 July 2012. Photo: Alison Proctor

Ellipsis

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Monday’s visit (23 July) to Helen and Laila at Siobhan Davies Studios was fascinating as they attempt to make real the connections between…

2 August 2012. Photo: Alison Proctor

Part Three

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The emptied city waits. Suspension of the act. Is there a bridge between the global game and the residence? Intimacies of concentration, perhaps….

1 August 2012. Photo: Gorm Ashurst

Meetings

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Farnham 22nd June When I visited Helen and Laila in Farnham the University had just completed the BA degree exhibitions and most of…

Bits and bobs

Helen’s Reflection

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This piece of writing is an amalgamation of just a few things that were and are important to me about Side by Side:…

Unpacking - SDS. Photo - Alison Proctor

Laila’s Reflection – Impressions

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Impressions – April 2013   NOW April 2013. A long time has passed since Helen and I spent an intensive period together in…

11 June 2012. Photo: Gorm Ashurst

Dance Craft and the impossibility of booking University rooms

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This is a little unfair. It isn’t impossible to book a University room, even from within the University. But they are intensively challenged…