Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Niagara Shebang – Day 3

The Niagara Shebang’s third day opened with an involving discussion of logistics, in which a summary of our planned/unplanned improvisation for the sharing night on Wednesday was the main topic. The planning session involved sticky notes, a jar and some … Continue reading

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The Niagara Shebang, Day 2!

The second day of the Niagara Shebang opened with a slew of retrospective reflection, prospective discussion and a series of creatively freeing improvisations. It was filled to the brim with activity. See below for a short photo essay telling us … Continue reading

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Synchrony. The challenge for Tuesday.

Or finding those little cells in the heart. Pushing and pulling in time and space. The Heart of the Beat, on Ideas http://www.cbc.ca/ideas/ What is it about rhythm, pattern, and synchronization that fascinate us? How do pacemaker cells in a … Continue reading

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a passenger on the short bus

for your pleasure, a link to the page where I posted some short notes about John Cameron Mitchell’s film Shortbus, referenced in the last project that Aaron and I collaborated upon.  [re. the story of the permeability of new yorkers] … Continue reading

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I’m in! (more ways than two)

from yesterdays conversations two articles that came to mind: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/17/stephen-hawking-big-bang-god_n_3103009.html . . . mostly useful for the summary of recent theories about the beginning of things (written perhaps ironically on a platform that is mostly about knowing) and why they … Continue reading

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Agree to Disagree

The first session of the Niagara Shebang four day intensive began with a flocking exercise in which the group became aware of the space and the others in the ensemble. Our first attempt at this exercise was filled with hesitation … Continue reading

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handing it over

for the Niagara Shebang we are handing the blog over to the artists involved.  These 7 fabulous creators and thinkers will post as they see fit. Welcome to our Niagara Collaborators: Aaron Berger – singer-songwriter, musician and actor Brittany Brooks … Continue reading

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loose anchors

For this workshop showing in Guelph on Thursday we are not aiming to create  a finished product to show or share. The hope is to share a way of being together. Of allowing the process of emergence to be the … Continue reading

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good and bad advice

We asked some people for some advice. the good advice and the bad advice that they may have received. It was classified by the teller as good advice or bad advice and sometimes the same advice made it into the … Continue reading

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enter here

We are back with the group in Guelph this week for four days of working and being together. Finding ways to enter into a world and create the world simultaneously.  Guelph Shebang artists are: Ishra Blanco – Dance Artist, Artistic … Continue reading

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