Category: opinion

What is “research”?

What do contact improvisers mean when they talk about doing “research”? Background I think Jess Curtis started my thinking on this. At the teachers’ meeting at the 2010 contactfestival freiburg, Jess suggested that perhaps we use the word “research” too loosely…

Sounding at jams

I often play live music at jams. I’ve done a lot of it, actually; I’ve been improvising on my instrument for contact dancers for over 9 years, and have been an official musician at several large festivals. Something that I’ve…