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…