Tag Archives: Expression

The Triangle of Trust: Intention, Action, Impact

I believe in a cocreated model of culture, where the action of every individual contributes to the experience of culture. Culture can be viewed as an artefact of behaviour, not simply an expression of intent. Today I want to introduce … Continue reading

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Creative Voices: Performance

Yesterday i wrote a reflective post about fragility and impermanence. Today, i want to explore a related idea: performance. These pieces relate to a ‘Creative Voices’ session that i ran at the Social Age Safari, which used performance poetry and … Continue reading

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To hear freedom, if only at a distance

When i met him, he must have been in his late eighties: a former prisoner of war who had spent years in a Japanese detention centre. He’d built a radio with his fellow prisoners. Not out of a kit: out … Continue reading

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The visual language of dance: interpreting messages through movement.

The subject was ‘Spitfire’. Four male dancers in string vests and long johns, each taking it in turns to run around the stage pretending to be a second world war fighter. Sometimes together, sometimes apart. Sound strange? Well, kind of, … Continue reading

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