Author Archives: kathinka

Planning my trip to New York

Last summer when presenting a paper at the PSI conference (Leeds) I was introduced to the New York based performance artist Lindsey Drury. Following the conference we started an interesting and inspiring email correspondence, which led to Lindsey inviting me … Continue reading

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Yoga and the ‘Visible Choreographer’

Whilst exploring my practice/research of the ‘visible choreographer’ and the consequences of being present/active in the performance event, my yoga practice (Ashtanga) has become more and more part of my daily practice. Only recently I have made the connection between … Continue reading

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Trust and Power

Referring to Ingold, Pollard describes the choreographic process as ‘grown’; the choreographer therefore provides an environment for the work to grow rather than building it (Pollard, 2010). Lee highlights the importance of the relational practice with her dancers and how … Continue reading

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The choreographer as the total performer/ total person

Turning up the volume on the internal noise, Wanting to let it leak out, Exposing the interior by giving attention To what I was trying so hard to block out.  (Stuart, 2010) As my practice of the ‘visible choreographer’ develops, … Continue reading

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Looking Back – Writing as a Mode of Making

For the last months I have been working on evaluating the different stages of my project Before I decide (2011-12). Some of it will be further developed into possible publication but for now I thought to post these different chapters … Continue reading

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Women and Yoga

  This is a conversation Marie Hallager Andersen invited me to participate/comment on in regards to ‘Women and Yoga’.   In November 2012 Marie invited 3 female yoga practitioners to comment on questions about yoga in relation to women as a … Continue reading

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What is a ‘visible choreographer’ and why does visibility matter?

Having been selected during my dance training as a student with ‘talent’ for choreography I placed myself in these shoes and abandoned the idea of following the route as a performer. Once I left college I followed the pathway of … Continue reading

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