1. Have sex
2. Swim naked in the sea
3. Ride a bike in a hot summer night
4. Give birth
5. Run 10 kilometers
6. Listen to sentimental music
7. Look at the stars
8. Stand on a high hill
9. Go to a funeral
10. Dance your ass off
1. Alone is not strong.
2. People working alone easily get trapped in old habits and repeat things that they
have already done.
3. One person does not sound as much as a group.
4. One person has trouble taking care of her if everything crashes around her.
5. One person has no one to talk and develop ideas with.
6. People working alone often try to be original.
7. One person does not have as much money as a group.
8. One person can only dance a solo.
9. People working alone become greedy and protective.
10. Working alone is boring.
1.Talk to each other outside of work.
2. Define the hierarchies in the group.
3. Be aware of informal authorities.
4. Talk out of desire.
5. Never compete.
6. Don’t try to accomplish.
7. Try to understand each other.
8. Do not agree.
9. Share responsibility.
10. Be transparent in all the decisions.
1. Work with people you like and with people who dare to criticize you.
2. Have fun at work.
3. Always keep a distance to yourself and your own work.
4. There are other important things in life outside of work.
5. Business and pleasure are not the same thing.
6. Repeat things that worked in previous processes in order to develop your practice.
7. Time pressure is good.
8. Talk to and meet other people who don’t work in the same field as you otherwise
you might end up as an extremely boring and uninteresting person for everyone
outside of your field of work.
1. The audience is always smart. Never try to teach your audience.
2. Choose your audience and your performance situation.
3. Meet the audience before and after the show.
4. Keep no secrets from the audience.
5. Never attempt to represent the audience on stage, you don’t know who they are.
But always think about who they might be.
6. Be aware of who you are and therefore what you represent on stage (class,
ethnicity, gender, etc).
7. Challenge yourself by playing not just for your friends and colleagues.
1. It’s important in order to continuously rethink our understanding of movement and
choreography due to contemporary developments in technology, science, theory etc.
2. It’s important because we live in a world of immaterials flows, networks and
connections that cannot be represented by bodies but need to be expressed in immaterial
3. It’s important because if we do not keep searching for what choreography can become
the preexisting frames and conventions will decide it for us.
1. Invest in the detail and precision of the movement
2. Have patience, it you don’t have it, find it!
3. Insist on completing the exercises if you start them, but change exercise if you
feel stuck over several days of doing it.
4. Think of repetition as difference.
5. Change between practicing for your self and in relation to others.
6. Don’t make it ideological. The movements are not good or bad, they just are.
7. Try to dissociate your mind activity from your body activity.
8. Use the looping practice to address other kinds of expressions, by adding
To create an artist initiated documentation of works that are produced within the
To assume to the position and responsibility of making marginal practices visible and
To circulate and stimulate discussions within the performing art field and to create the
possibility of letting a larger “audiences” have access to “the making of” performances.
To rearticulate the problem of ephemerality and disappearance in performance.
To develop a more complex understanding of the function of scores. From it being a from
1. Touch so that you can no longer distinguish yourself from the surface (body) you are
2. Touch the surface as if it was part of your own body.
3. Touch your own body as if it was the body of somebody else.
4. Touch in all the possible ways: softly, deeply, roughly, intensely, smoothly, wetly,
quietly, delicately, exquisitely, mysteriously, cryptically, weirdly, strangely, funnily,
loudly, enigmatically, fully, weakly, affectionately…
5. Touch to feel the body of someone as if it was a landscape. Feel the temperature of it,
1. Work to make a difference
2. Focus on the questions you want to address, not the answers.
3. Know what you are looking for, but not how it looks
4. Insist on redefining your method of work in relation to each project you do
5. Don’t make problems, make them challenges
6. Look for the inseperability of the concept and the materialization of the concept.
7. Follow the materiality of the thing
8. Stay experiment and radical throughout the process
9. Don’t stop until you are satisfied
10. Exchange and circulate what you find while working.