All posts tagged: dance

Martha Graham

Back to my heroines of contemporary dance – this time we’re not talking meak flower on the wall of dance history, but tackling the uber influential Martha Graham – we are talking THE mother of modern dance. She believed in the deep meaning of movement […]

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Lucia Joyce 

I have very much enjoyed my latest forays in the early twentieth century looking at amazing women who made a huge impact on contemporary and modern dance – see my previous posts on Helen Tamiris and Aida Overton Walker.  It’s made me want to find out more […]

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Helen Tamiris by Man Ray (and me!)

   I went on a papercutting workshop recently – something I’ve been meaning to explore for quite some time. We worked on a couple of things on the day, but for me not an original piece of artwork. So this is my first proper karuski […]

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Round the elderflower tree

And when the elderflower buds end their delicious bloom, these gorgeous pods appear… It made me think of simple pleasures, like dancing round a tree to celebrate everything that is good about summer… This is again working on a very small scale, with each create […]

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Joyeux anniversaire Maman

Today is my mum’s birthday – and it was high time I paid my dues. Happy birthday Maman!!! Maman was a dancer, then a dance teacher by trade, she’s actually still teaching for the Dance Diploma in Toulouse. She is also a bit of a […]

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