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February 5, 2021: USING OBJECTS IN MOVEMENT EXPLORATION & CREATION by Genevieve Johnson

(Relics – photo by Mathieu Rivard) I very often work with objects in my creation. I use objects as constraints, inspirations and/or starting points in my poems in motion. It can be: Objects I find in nature (a stick found at Diver’s Lake for Nested: Lean and Rise below ) – or thrifting (a kimono found in a Tokyo flea market for Relics above) Objects I make alone and with others ( knitted kimono for Nested… …

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January 1, 2021: RESTRICTIONS AS SPRINGBOARDS TO RENEW YOUR CREATIVE PROCESS by Genevieve Johnson

A year and a half a go I started to have a sharp pain in my right hip. A pain that would stop me in my movement, would it be walking or dancing. An even worst pain at night: throbbing so deep, it would pound from my ribcage to my foot. Because I am a dance artist, physio, chiro, massage therapists were thinking I suffered all sort of  injuries. But… A simple x-ray showed (the …

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