How Do We Gather Experiences?

This blog was written by Emma Jayne Park, facilitator for the Scottish CROWD residency with artists Alex McCabe and Stefanie Schwimmbeck. Writing is inspired by conversations that came up as part of the lab but has been written subjectively, from their own perspective as a community dance artist and facilitator. The hope is for anyContinue reading “How Do We Gather Experiences?”

The river is larger than its waterway

As part of CROWD 2022, I took part in residencies by Taikabox in Varjakka and Dance Limerick in Limerick with my dear artist pair Rita Marcalo. For me, these two residencies together formed a view on community engagement that has specific ties to locality and place. I think one of the nicest things in thisContinue reading The river is larger than its waterway

A Practice or Practices?

This blog was written by Emma Jayne Park, facilitator for the Scottish CROWD residency with artists Alex McCabe and Stefanie Schwimmbeck. Writing is inspired by conversations that came up as part of the lab but has been written subjectively, from their own perspective as a community dance artist and facilitator. The hope is for anyContinue reading “A Practice or Practices?”

CROWD Residency 2022 at TanzFaktur

A blog post from Nina Patricia Hänel who was the Facilitator working with dance artists Alex McCabe and Stefanie Schwimmbeck at Tanzfaktur, Cologne. From 16th – 26th August Alex McCabe, based in Glasgow, and Stefanie Schwimmbeck, based in Cologne, continue their residency at Tanzfaktur Cologne. While the first week was focusing on networking, visiting performances ofContinue reading “CROWD Residency 2022 at TanzFaktur”

But what will they do?!

This blog was written by Emma Jayne Park, facilitator for the Scottish CROWD residency with artists Alex McCabe and Stefanie Schwimmbeck. Writing is inspired by conversations that came up as part of the lab but has been written subjectively, from their own perspective as a community dance artist and facilitator. The hope is for anyContinue reading “But what will they do?!”

Aarhus: A Conversation at the End…

Elsabet Yonas and Maya Dalinsky ask each other a few questions to wrap up their two weeks in Aarhus, Denmark, hosted by Bora Bora. Maya: What was something unexpected for you from the last two weeks? Elsa: The first thing that comes to mind is the ease of our relationship both in the studio andContinue reading “Aarhus: A Conversation at the End…”

Possible definitions for the elements of a creative practice

This blog was written by Emma Jayne Park, facilitator for the Scottish CROWD residency with artists Alex McCabe and Stefanie Schwimmbeck. Writing is inspired by conversations that came up as part of the lab but has been written subjectively, from their own perspective as a community dance artist and facilitator. The hope is for anyContinue reading “Possible definitions for the elements of a creative practice”

What’s the story, Limerick?

Rita and I have had a lovely reunion in Limerick starting Monday the 22nd of August. Just like in our first residency in Varjakka with Taikabox in July, many of the most meaningful conversations are had in the kitchen while one of us is cooking at the end of the day. The one big difference betweenContinue reading “What’s the story, Limerick?”