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Pieces at Tramway

The following pieces were presented in the immersive performance installation at Tramway: 4breath accumulations – pen drawings on paper 500 breaths – video installation In + out breath – durational drawing charcoal on paper Rise + fall of the breath – sound performance Fall + rise of the breath – movement & sound performance Departing breath – performance […]

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Video Excerpts Breath Pieces at Tramway

Excerpts from the performance installation at Tramway June 2018 Credits: Choreographic artist: Rosanna Irvine Performers: Rosanna Irvine, Claricia Kruithof, Mark Leahy, Aniela Piasecka, Marie Williamson Sound app composition: Tim Sayer Sound mix: Kian McEvoy Camera for trailer: Martin Clark Video support: The Media Workshop

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Performance Tramway 23 June

Tramway Glasgow 7.30pm Saturday 23rd June 2018 Breath Pieces – part performance, part installation – comprises multiple components intermingling in an immersive experience of the breathing breath. Breath Pieces operates across art forms in the creation of multiple pieces. In each piece the actuality of the breathing breath is the driving force for the visceral […]

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‏Breath and drawing workshop Tramway 19 June

‏Breath and drawing workshop at Tramway, Glasgow ‏Tuesday 19 June, 10.30am – 12noon An opportunity to learn and experiment with some of the processes used in the development of the drawing pieces. All materials are provided Suitable for all ‏Ages 16+ We will begin with a few simple and accessible breathing exercises drawn from Pranayama […]

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Breath waves syncopating

An experiment in movement Working with composed sequences for movement and breath, shifting from synchronicity, crashing into syncopation, gathering in waves … Breath waves syncopating is being developed with Claricia Kruithof, Aniela Piasecka and Marie Williamson. Initial research for Breath waves syncopating was carried out with Scottish Dance Theatre dancers Paolo Pisarra, Alison Jaques, Jessie Robert-Smith […]

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Broken breath

An experiment in movement Usually our breathing is steady, constant, gradually shifting its rhythms. This experiment investigates what happens when the breath is fractured, interrupted, moving without a predictable rhythm – and when this breath moves you. Broken breath is being developed with Claricia Kruithof, Aniela Piasecka and Marie Williamson. In image Claricia Kruithof and Aniela […]

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Developing sound app

Breath Pieces sound app is being developed with sound artist Tim Sayer.  He is working with the sounds that arise in many of the developing pieces and with the types of processes that arose in the drawing In and out breath – in particular draw a line and copy it. Reflecting the processes of that […]

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Balloon breath in the making

One hundred balloons containing my breath, each balloon containing five breaths. Untangling the strings that hold five hundred breaths. A video piece in the making. Working with The Media Workshop. Image by Tim Dollimore of The Media Workshop You are in Experiments. See more below or go to Events

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4 breath accumulations

A drawing experiment This experiment began as a calming and stabilising exercise. It uses the basic instructions of a pranayama practice: breath in – four counts, retain the breath – four counts, breath out – four counts, retain the breath – four counts. Keep repeating. Retaining the breath is not a holding of the breath; […]

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Blue breath

A sound experiment Blue breath is being developed with artist and writer Mark Leahy. Blue breath investigates the sound of breath before language articulation. In breath, out breath, vibrating breath, tonal breath, the effects of forming and changing the cavities through which breath moves. Moving towards a structured composition for two breathing bodies based on […]

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In and out breath

A drawing experiment This experiment began through the simple choreographic instruction: draw a straight line on each outbreath with each line corresponding to the length of the breath, and each line drawn beside the previous breath-line. Initially I did this over a period of one hour. There is no controlling of the breath, no pre-set […]

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Departing breath

An experiment in time Breath becoming visible … breath departing … the duration of disappearance You are in Experiments. See more below or go to Events