Author Archives: kathinka

Messy collective

During supervision meetings, discussions have centred on ownership and authorship, as repeating themes underlying the research. Can I call the work ‘my work’? Or is this a notion of authorship/ownership that shifts due to the underlying principles of the work? … Continue reading

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Live Negotiating

  When I was working in Berlin in 2001-03 at the Theater am Halleschen Ufer (now called Hebbel am Ufer) I’ve met the German writer/journalist Gerald Siegmund. Siegmund, who is meanwhile a professor at the renowned Institute for Applied Theatre Studies … Continue reading

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What bodies do I carry with me?

We had a great research presentation at the University of Leeds (PCI) on the 5th March 2014 and I believe we have found a good way to present our practice-led research. The space looked beautiful and intriguing with the big … Continue reading

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Kitchen talk

For the last few weeks I have been preparing, together with the dance practitioner Louise McDowall and Dr Fiona Bannon, our research seminar for the School of Performance and Cultural Industries (University of Leeds), which will happen on the 3rd … Continue reading

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Finally Foucault

The seeing machine was once a sort of dark room into which individuals spied; it has become a transparent building in which the exercise of power may be supervised by society as a whole. (Foucault, 1995, p. 200) Talking about power … Continue reading

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Mapping the doing

As a continuum of my last blog post about reflection ‘in’ practice, I have thought more about different forms of how to write about my doing, understanding how interlinked both, my doing and writing, are. I like the idea of … Continue reading

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Reflection – in – Practice

I am still trying to find ways how to best write about my practice and research. How can I write from within, how can I capture the feel of reflecting ‘in’ practice? Reflection – ‘on’ and – ‘in’ practice addresses … Continue reading

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Out of Context

With autumn approaching my time in New York during the summer heat feels quite long ago now. These last two months gave me time to reflect on my project and the overall visit. I am very grateful for this opportunity … Continue reading

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Back from New York!

I’m back from New York and I’m still buzzing from this great time I had over there, feeling inspired, full of new ideas and many contacts as well as invites to other festivals for next year (New York, Mexico, Berlin). I am … Continue reading

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‘Talking Diary’

            As part of my New York preparation I’ve decided to present this month’s blog post not as a written form but verbally. I’ve started recording my ‘Talking Diaries’ when working on Before I decide in … Continue reading

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