Touch and physical contact are crucial to both play and dance improvisation. Both physical play and contact improvisation can be seen a conversation in movements, in which physical potentialities are explored in the in-between space between two or more bodies.
In the following series of photographs four boys engage in physical play. The photographs are taken at the Conservatory of Amsterdam, 17th of December. Photography: Carolien Hermans. Performers: Teun van der Grinten, Michel van de Linden, Luuk Scheers and Maas Theuwkens, all in the age of 13 years