Learning, Unlearning, and Relearning: The Importance of Keeping an Open Mind

For many years, my resolve for dance research was rooted to the concept of independence. That “dance research” maintained an autonomous relationship from actual “dance practice” and within this concept was the igniting component of dance being known as a physical product of an event. Hence, in my … [Read more...]

This Choreomundus Journey

Two years ago, I could not pin down the exact emotion I felt. Maybe because it was a mix of everything clumped in a ball that was rammed down my throat or maybe because I was still in a dreamlike state despite receiving news of having been accepted to the Choreomundus programme two months before … [Read more...]

D2 Dance Club: A Cradle for Emerging Youth Culture

The room was relatively quiet, other than the sound of isolated instruments playing from a laptop. They were on the floor laying on hacked cushion puzzles that one can often see in kindergarten playrooms. Although they were told by their teacher to close their eyes and focus on their breathing, one … [Read more...]

Robson: The First of All Collaborators

When I approached Robson F.  to collaborate with me on a performance, I was hesitant. We jive together socially but when it comes to artistic outputs, it can be quite challenging, not to mention that we have differing views when it comes to managing our time. So when I embarked on this project with … [Read more...]

Know Your Prejudices

While I ponder over the recent tragedy that transpired in New Zealand, I recognized that familiar surge of anger building inside me. I have been quite acquainted to it growing up but in the last years, I have been able to curb it in such a way that it would appear ‘manageable’ to scrutinizing eyes. … [Read more...]