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Olu Taiwo: 'Dr Kester plays ball to Coltrane'

"Dr Kester plays ball to Coltrane' was part of an extended installation over two sites called Avatars of Being... This installation was part of the Second Salon Exhibition at the KUBE Gallery, Poole in 2009 and BODYSCAPES: Exploring body…"
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The Nature of Release

I had the first of 4 session on academic skills with the first yr performing art students today that focused on their physical preparation with regards to a warm up. I have always started with the practice of release. What I did was introduce them to some practical techniques regarding the phenomenal encounter of release, which I have broken down into 3 bits1 The release that is a result of letting go, concerning one's breath after breathing in; and how it affects the quality of effort and…See More
Nov 23, 2009

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Dr Olu Taiwo Is a Senior lecturer at the University of Winchester. He Graduated from the Laban Centre with an MA in Choreography and wrote his PhD on Performance philosophy. He teaches dance, visual development and performance in a combination of real and virtual formats and has a background in Fine Art. He is an actor, dancer and drummer performing in national and international contexts. His main interests are to propagate 21st century issues concerning the interaction between body, identity, audience and technology. This includes research based on both his concepts of the Return beat (West African rhythmic sensibility), and the Physical journal (Embodied knowledge and memory). He is currently performing in Suna No Onna a piece conceived and directed by Johannes Birringer and Michele Danjoux, as well as working on new piece with Ace Dance co based in Newbury, called Harmonious Interruptions.
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The Nature of Release

Posted on November 23, 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

I had the first of 4 session on academic skills with the first yr performing art students today that focused on their physical preparation with regards to a warm up. I have always started with the practice of release. What I did was introduce them to some practical techniques regarding the phenomenal encounter of release, which I have broken down into 3 bits



1 The release that is a result of letting go, concerning one's breath after breathing in; and how it affects the quality of… Continue

Rhythmic code and Ifa

Posted on November 22, 2009 at 2:30am 0 Comments

Hi Peepuls



I have been working on how to utilise Simon Blackmore's experimental coded system that can trigger individual rhythms by tapping out a simple binary code with two sticks. Each code is tapped out in time with a guided click track, which then triggers a recorded cyclical pattern of rhythm in real time. There are similarities between 'binary code' and the 'Ifa code' in terms of their numerical structure. The Ifa is the traditional Yoruba's Divination code. The question that I… Continue

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At 1:29am on November 15, 2009, VICTOR EZE OKWUCHUKWU said…
I feel you Dr Olu. Keep the Spirit moving
 
 
 

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