Workshop | Sounding Movement | Eline van Ark

23 May, 14:00-18:00, €20,-

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In 4 hours we will make a journey through the world of dancing sound and sounding dance. We will be listening to bodies moving, and be the listening bodies.

We will move the sound we just created,
Create movement with sound,
Create space with silence.

We will listen to our inner sound,
Find rhythms and musicality,
And its memory.

We will work with the breath,
As a physical expression,
And a means of communication.

We will find a voice in the invisibility.

The material of the workshop roots in the research of Eline’s project The Invisible Dancer, in which she creates a dance solo for an audience with closed eyes. During the creative process of The Invisible Dancer, Eline collaborated with people with a visual impairment, residents of the Amsterdam Transvaal neighborhood, and (dance) artists. Together with them, she researched the possibilities of listening to dance. With their feedback, knowledge and experience as a base, Eline creates the piece.

About Eline van Ark
Eline van Ark is a choreographer, dancer, teacher and organizer. Work of Eline is sensorial, interactive, and conceptually simple yet strong. In The Invisible Dancer, the sounds of the dancer will activate your imagination. Sound becomes tangible and movements get under your skin. Do you dare to surrender to the tangibility of the dark? Will you find your safety within the invisibility?
Close your eyes to see beyond the shape of dance, and discover how deep the experience can go.

Read more about Eline and the Invisible Dancer

This project is financially supported by: VSBfonds, Landelijke Stichting voor Blinden en Slechtzienden, Stichting Blindenhulp, Ars Donandi + Russell-ter Brugge fonds, Tugela85, Moving Arts Project.