Describe a positive feeling

Record a description of a positive feeling

Describe a positive feeling – Body Information Workshops (2015-16) at Boxcopy.

 

Describe a positive feeling – sample compilation

This activity was part of Body Information Workshops (2015-16) which were held at The Walls in 2015 as part of Liquid Architecture’s FM[X]GC program and with Boxcopy and Bus Projects in 2016.

 

Describe a positive feeling recordings installed at CrosseXions group exhibition at Metro Arts, Brisbane.

Thank you to all participants who shared a positive feeling with me.

Fitting into yourself

Fitting into yourself 

Participants were lead through a series of exercises experimenting with how to fit parts of their body into other parts of their body.

This activity was part of Body Information Workshops (2015-16) which were held at The Walls in 2015 as part of Liquid Architecture’s FM[X]GC program and with Boxcopy and Bus Projects in 2016.

Thank you to all the participants who fit into themselves with me.

Observe each other

Observe each other

Task: Sit face to face and spend ten minutes silently observing each other and writing down your observations. You will then compare and discuss your observations.

This activity was part of Body Information Workshops (2015-16) which were held at The Walls in 2015 as part of Liquid Architecture’s FM[X]GC program and with Boxcopy and Bus Projects in 2016.

 

 

 

 

Thank you to all the participants to took the time to observe and reflect with me.

Body Information Workshops at Bus Projects

Body Information Workshops is now a collection of material produced during workshops at The Walls and Boxcopy. It was exhibited at Bus Projects in 2016.

Observe each other (left) and Describe a positive feeling (right)

 

Describe a positive feeling recordings

 

Trace your middle finger (left) and Observe each other (centre)

 

Observe each other

 

Observe each other

 

Trace your middle finger (left) and Observe each other (centre)

 

Trace your middle finger

 

Trace your middle finger

 

Instruction cards

Body Information Workshops at The Walls

For Body Information Workshops (2015-16) the general public book one-on-one experimental body workshops with Leena in order to gather and learn information about bodies. The participants had the option to complete 5 different tasks.

Visitors occupying workshop space

Front Desk

Documentation area

Tasks included:

Describe a positive feeling – Recall a time when you felt positive feelings and describe the particular experience to Leena. Leena will work with you to compose an audio recording of your description. You will each keep a copy of the audio recording. You can listen to the recording at your leisure.

Brush each other’s teeth at the same time – You and Leena will brush each other’s teeth at the same time.

Observe each other – You and Leena will sit face to face and spend ten minutes silently observing each other and writing down your observations. You will then compare and discuss your observations.

Trace your middle finger – You and Leena will both trace the length and shape of your middle fingers in a notebook.

Make a gesture for your heart beat – You and Leena will each place a hand over your own heart and motion your own heart beat for ten minutes.

Body Information Workshops first took place at The Walls in September 2015 as part of Liquid Architecture’s FM[X]GC program. It was also held at Boxcopy and Bus Projects in 2016.

Intimate Spaces Revealed

Intimate Spaces Revealed (2014) group exhibition with Carol McGregor and Caitlin Franzmann. Curated by Debra Porch. Located at Canberra Contemporary Art Space.

Fitting into yourself (left), Neti pot performance [1] (right), Neti pot performance set up (front)

Neti pot performance set up (front), Neti pot performance [1] (back),

Fitting into yourself