Author: Carolien

Chester WorkshopChester Workshop

The role of touch in the participatory sense-making process of both play and dance improvisation Workshop by Carolien Hermans March 2019, Chester University, Dance Department Participants: Hannah Kelly, Malaika Sarco-Thomas, Richard Sarco-Thomas, Ha Young, Eva Bru, Pierre Alexandre Bouvery, Annika Lübbert, Sean Fitton, Sofie Hub, Bettina Carpi This project is part of an artistic research […]

Dance ArchiveDance Archive

Dance Archive Solo: Stem (1999) Choreography and performance: Carolien Hermans Photography: Jo Grabowski Go Solo festival, Amsterdam; Internationales Solo Tanz Theater Festival Stuttgart ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Warner & Consorten (1996-2001) Straatstaal Photography: Peer Reede Touring in Europe (Denmark, England, France, Spain, The Netherlands) and South America (Colombia) ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Plastic […]

Traces of Touch 1Traces of Touch 1

Traces of Touch 1 In this experiment I try to capture traces of touch; how the fingers knead the clay, how they press themselves into matter.  As Sarah Christie (a sculptural artist) writes: ‘to explore the traces and expressions of touch, recording and materializing imprints and passages formed by touch in movement'( http://www.sarahchristie.net/touch-skin-movement-expression/). ‘To touch is to […]

SportsSports

Saturday 26th of January 2019, Amsterdam Indoor Hockey: Hurley, boys B5, Luuk Scheers and team The hockey stick In hockey, the stick becomes an extension of the self. The stick has “ceased to be an object for the player, and is no longer perceived for itself; its point has become an area of sensitivity, extending the scope […]

BushcraftBushcraft

Children love to engage in bushcraft and wildcraft ,it often forms an intrinsic part of their play motives.    Pictures taken in Azores (1st of August 2014), Lisseuil/France (23 April 2017, 16 August 2017). Lisa Scheers, Luuk Scheers   Bushcraft is a popular term for wilderness survival skills, in other words, skills that are necessary to go […]

Playing with Snow IPlaying with Snow I

Playing with Snow I 12-14 December 2017, Amsterdam Luuk Scheers and others. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

To swingTo swing

To Swing: to rock ; to sway ; to roll ; to cradle ; to swing ; to lull ; to craddle ; to oscillate ; to vary ; to wobble ; to fluctuate. Luuk and Lisa Scheers Aubazine, France, 15th of August 2018 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Luuk and Lisa Scheers London, two […]

Playing with SandPlaying with Sand

Playing with sand Sand is a granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles. It is defined by size, being finer than graveland coarser than silt. Playing with sand I Lisa Scheers, 9 of April 2017, Wijk aan Zee ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Playing with sand II  Bayonne, France, 10th of […]

LeafsLeafs

Becoming leafs: playing and throwing leafs in autumn Lisa Scheers and Lotte van der Valk, 19 November 2018, Amsterdam ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Autumn leafs in the december sun 4th of December 2018, Amsterdam ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  

StorkStork

New habitat of storks: refuse dump in Oss 17 November 2018, Oss Habitat: the natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organism.In ecology, a habitat is the type of natural environment in which a particular species of organism lives. It is characterized by both physical and biological features. A species’ habitat is those […]

TheatricalityTheatricality

Theatricality, drama and performativity Circus performance Performers: Lisa Scheers and Lotte van der Valk  26 October 2018, Amsterdam   ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  Pretending to be spies Performers: Lisa Scheers and Lotte van der Valk  27 November 2018, Amsterdam Lisa and Lotte are on a secret mission. They carry walkie talkies with them as […]

Sea DanceSea Dance

On the 24th of October 2018 I went with Lisa to the beach of Ijmuiden. It was a windy day, and as a result many kitesurfers were challenging the sea.  It was a beautiful day, with a bit of sun shining through the dark clouds.  Lisa performed several sea dances, all improvised. Photography/video: Carolien Hermans […]

FogFog

Fog is a visible aerosol consisting of minute water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the air at or near the Earth‘s surface. Although it has no Latin name, fog can be considered a type of low-lying cloud, usually resembling stratus, and is heavily influenced by nearby bodies of water, topography, and wind conditions. Velp, 8-13 […]

Under WaterUnder Water

The girl that lived under water….(and that was later joined by an underwater boy).  (The pictures below provide preliminary evidence for the existence of under water people.) ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] (I spotted the underwater girl somewhere far away from here, in crystal blue water, in an undiscovered area in the Atlantic Ocean. First she […]

Imitative PlayImitative Play

Imitative play: an intentional, communicative act in which one person copies the act or movement of another person.  For more reading: Imiterend leren ENG Photographs have been taken at different locations (Gorliz, Bilbao, Leeds) in 2017-2018. Performers: Luuk and Lisa Scheers Photography: Carolien Hermans ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

LightLight

  Light: electromagnetic radiation within a certain portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. The word usually refers to visible light, which is the visible spectrum that is visible to the human eye and is responsible for the sense of sight. Bayonne, France, 9th of August 2018 Photography: Carolien Hermans ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Gorliz, Basque Country, Spain, […]

ClimbingClimbing

Climbing: the activity of using one’s hands, feet, or any other part of the body to ascend a steep object.It is done for locomotion, recreation and competition, in trades that rely on it, and in emergency rescue and military operations. It is done indoors and out, on natural and man-made structures. Aubazine, France, 15th of August […]