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IDOCs » Spectrum of the senses I : A Tuning Scores and BMC® based workshop with Anouk Llaurens and Eva Maes
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19th of october 2013, morning - Studio Mutin, Brussels, Belgium

Participants in order of appearance: Maya Dalinsky, Sonia si Ahmed, Gaja Karolczak, Charlotte Istasse, Anouk Llaurens, Eva Maes, Sandra Vincent Laïa Sadurni.


Participants respond to the question: Why are you here ?


This co-teached workshop (Anouk Llaurens & Eva Maes) is the first one of a series that will investigate the spectrum of the senses. We want to offer an in-depth exploration, based on the approach of Body-Mind Centering® as well as on Lisa Nelson “Tuning Scores”.  It is a prolongation of an already existing relationship, as one important support for the development of Lisa Nelson work were her meetings with Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen in the 70. On the other hand, Lisa Nelson, being the main editor of Cohen's 'Sensing Feeling Action', has been an invaluable force to help articulating and making visible 'BMC approach'. Both Body-Mind Centering as ‘Tuning Scores’ are embedded in a broader scientific and artistic research oriented to highlight our physical base, for the sake of exploration, but also with the possible consequence of opening new avenues for improvisation, composition, inspiration.....

  Eva Maes

 Through hands-on work, movement exploration and other anatomical insights the developmental stages of the senses will be explored. In the first workshop special attention will be dedicated to the skin in relation to the sense of touch. An additional focus will be the vestibular structures in relation to proprioception. Through this basic discrimination of tone, weight, space and (last but not least) time, relational and compositional aspects of the senses will be encountered through stillness, movement and dance.

For more info on Body-Mind Centering:;


Anouk Llaurens                                                                                                                        

For this workshop we will practice a score from Lisa Nelson that I have named “The two sides of touch”:  Two people sit in front of each other. One person offers her forearm as a stable “environment”. The other uses her own hand to explore the offered environment, or uses the environment to explore herself. After changing roles, both people are “environment” and “explorer” at the same time. The exploration that’s started within a limited area expands to the entire body.We will use calls from Lisa Nelson “Tuning score” to access details, circulate between the position of “doer” and “watcher” to sharpen our sense of composition and drawing as a reflexive tool for integrating and sharing our experience with the others. 

 For more info about Lisa Nelson work:


Why are you here 19102013
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