Collaborations with academics
In 2015 I co-organised a conference with Professor Aaron Meskin of the University of Leeds and together with the Improvisation Exchange in Leeds we facilitated a subsequent project on the philosophy of dance improvisation. This became the beginning of other academic collaborations for me. From 2017-2018 I worked with Maria Kapsali, lecturer in Performance Studies, also at Leeds, to expand perceptions of the possibilities of yoga and its overlap with other practices, in the project Two Trainers Prepare. Currently I am developing a project, Fieldwork in the Body, with anthropologist Mette Terp Høybye at Aarhus University, which explores ethnographic material through movement improvisation. Finally I embarked on a project with my life and creative partner Professor Alan O'Leary at University of Leeds for Parameters & Practice: A Year of Creative Tasks modelled on the Two Trainers Prepare project.