A FLUID PERSPECTIVE with Kira Kirsch

3-day movement intensive workshop

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP

“Go beyond small to the place where no message is being given. Start there. Let small be the first of the pleasures to come.”
—Steve Paxton

What is the fluid body? What is a fluid perspective on fascia, bones, breath or structured movement? We all know or it is told to us the body consists 80% of water but is this or can this be an embodied and physical reality both in locomotion as well as in the experience of oneself? In this workshop we will explore theoretical knowledge and concepts with our bodies and in motion to embody fluid form as well as build towards and enjoy fluidity in motion. We will explore sequential movement of larger chunks towards smaller and smaller increments, feeling tissue layers glide and pull on each other as well as connecting to the different fluid systems and functions in the body.

The Axis Syllabus is a somatic approach to dance and movement techniques and a collection of knowledge for learning, researching and experiencing movement. This includes moving with anatomical relationships, physics, bio-tensegrity, ongoing multi-disciplinary research, movement analysis and transmission. An Axis Syllabus class aims to create a collaborative learning environment and effective space for personal research.

BIOGRAPHY

Kira Kirsch is a movement artist, community organizer, experiential researcher, mother and initiator/curator born in East-Berlin. After seven years living and dancing in San Francisco she now works and lives with her family in Berlin as residents of LAKE Studios – an artist-run dance, production and performance place. She is deeply invested into creating and shaping spaces for people to experience, learn about and sensitize their mind-body-movement continuum. She has pioneered, taught and continuously researched through the lens of the Axis Syllabus (AS) for more than 20 years and has established dance research communities in Brussels, San Francisco and Berlin. Her work is also deeply influenced by her studies in Moving Alchemy/Sarah Shelton Mann, Biodynamic Craniosacral Studies, Mind in Motion (Nita Little), NVC and BMC. As a curator she collaborated on “SENSING IN festival”, mov*ed-a peer exchange platform for movement educators and has established a regular educational program under the name of Movement Artisans in Berlin. Kira is invited internationally to both contemporary and CI festivals and teaches at professional dance institutions. Recent artistic projects have been “Many Lives” with choreographer Jorge de Hoyos and “(dis)comfort behaviours” with actress Anneke Schwabe.

teaching | Kira Kirsch
organised by | Wild Birds, Art and Research Institute for Dance and Movement

PRICE & REGISTRATION

early bird* | 120 eur
regular | 140 eur
*for first 10 registrations or by April 15th, 2024

You can register through the form → APPLY HERE! We will get back to you with further details and all necessary bank information. Your spot is secured once we have received your payment which we will let you know per email.

Spots are limited.
CONTACT & MORE INFO | institut.plesingib@gmail.com

Date

17. - 19. 05. 2024

Cost

INFORMACIJE / INFO: institut.plesingib@gmail.com

Location

Stara mestna elektrarna
Ljubljana
Category
PRIJAVA / REGISTRATION