Vip’s Thought of the Day

Trauma & Transformation Creative Hub Laboratory – July 2017

Vip is our resident Audience Impact Researcher from the University of Coventry joining us for the Creative Hub Laboratories. Here are her thoughts of the day –

In my observer, note-taker, and researcher role, I found the floor space to the side of where Amerie, Samantha, and Laura were having their session to be my safe space. It was on the floor where I could experience the varying intensities of the movement and non-movement, and everything in between, without letting my own presence and energies get in the way (too much). And yet, I felt as much a part of the lab as the bamboo was essential in creating the ensemble and crisis space. I realised, after a while, that I was no less a part of the sense of community we had created in that space as the bamboo was in its role in constructing the spaces that facilitated the mutual exploration. At the same time, I too was exploring the experiences triggered by the questions in my own memories and layers of identity.


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