Body/Landscape with Frank van de Ven | Arranmore Island Co. Donegal

Body Weather – Body/Landscape: The basic training and point of departure for this workshop, Body Weather, is a comprehensive training and performance practice that investigates the intersections of bodies and their environments.
Programme will include mind/body, muscles/bones dance training, practice of and reflection on physical and mental training, walking and wandering, silent walk, pilgrimage and nocturnal journeys, various modes of experiencing body, movement and landscape.
An integral part of the workshop will be individual artistic projects that participants are encouraged to formulate and work on for 1-2 hours a day. The workshop leaders are available to guide and support these processes.
Frank van de Ven is a dancer and choreographer who spent his formative years in Japan working with Min Tanaka and the Maijuku Performance Company. Together with Katerina Bakatsaki he founded ‘Body Weather Amsterdam’, in 1993, as a platform for training and performance. Since 1995 he has conducted the interdisciplinary Bohemiae Rosa Project with Milos Sejn, connecting body and landscape with art, geology and architecture.
Bring also hiking boots, light sandals, towel, notebook, backpack, raincoat and rain trousers, insect repellent, warm clothes, torchlight. Arrival Monday evening 2nd September (last ferry 5.30pm). Departure Sunday evening 8th september.

Dates: 2 – 8 September 2019
Fee: €320 (€280 student/unwaged)
Location: Arranmore Island, Burtonport, Co. Donegal
Booking: seamus.dunbar@gmail.com
Website: bodyweatheramsterdam.nl

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