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I am introducing a new workshop:


Facilitated creative honing workshops for diverse individuals and groups

 Aim: to unearth and distil the crux of your originality: to free the embodied imagination through the cradle of structure: to tap in to a wellspring of creativity.

drawing and note books

Please go to the workshops page for more info…


Being in Place: HOMING PLACE

Homing Place

Homing Place

Being in Place: I GATHER…




I Gather


I gather and store


I GATHER I CURATE THE LANDSCAPE Being In Place This process seems to both be chaotic and have its own sense of order that reveals itself flow by flow… If you would like to know more about Being in Place please … Continue reading

Being In Place – on ‘Pitch’, radio Cardiff

i was on cardiff radio last week with jim ennis from earthfall, chatting with the lovelies richard huw morgan and john rowley…
 and check out the lively ‘culture colony’…

Being In Place

I’ve been quiet recently…. and pretty busy…
I have won a major Creative Wales Award, about which I am chuffed (as you can see when my face appears every so often in the Culture Colony video of the awards announcement – you can see it at, part of a very interesting ‘Creative Wales Conversations’ event at Galeri, Caernarfon)
Very soon I will be immersing myself in the first landscape in my experiment….

Jo Fong portrait number 4 of 4

Had a very enjoyable week in September with Jo Fong, two film makers (and gorgeous baby Tara) dancing, drawing, talking, filming and simple living/feasting in and around Soar Glyd Studio. Plus some edgy high tide moments at ‘the witches cauldron’ (another favourite pembrokeshire site)… Jo is very good at facilitating – I felt so at ease talking about my work, experimenting with movement, playing…. such trust, and much fun…
“Women (working title): Jo Shapland is collaborating as subject, solo dancer and co-deviser with Jo Fong on one of four choreographic portraits of women with dance at the core of their lives. The completed screendance installation will premiere at the Dance House, Wales Millenium Centre, Cardiff in late November 2011. Full details will be posted on Jo (Shapland)’s blog ( and the National Dance Company of Wales’ website ( soon.”

the editing of all the portraits is in progress…. here’s a promo

images from recent [in]scape traces performance

Shapperflash from Flo Flach – recent [in]scape traces at Chapter… go to the link below for a slide show of images from the whole piece…

upcoming workshops: the art of walking slowly

7/8 May as part of ‘The Exchange’ at Blank, Brighton, which means it’s free! More info in the workshops page


We perform TOLD BY THE WIND in Chicago May 2011