we are movement creates
embodied public spaces
Embodiment is not a pursuit—it’s a resource. Each of us is embodied, all the time. Our external environments—our cities, our public spaces—are constantly informing our internal states. Likewise our internal states—our embodiment—inform our relationship to place, each other & our actions. It’s a constant, dynamic dichotomy, a valuable aspect to consider as cities worldwide adapt & plan for their inevitable growth.
“Everything we do we do through movement”
Embodied Public Spaces reconsider, change & vitalize public space by giving the public direct, unexpected experiences of themselves. Imagine hearing a live heartbeat on a busy downtown street or happening upon a bench where you can lay with your legs toward the sky. Such encounters shift the context of how we engage with each other & our environment. They bring us into contact with Body Literacy: the understanding that our embodiment is a resource for everything we do.
2016 Market Street Prototyping Festival
A collaboration between the SF Planning Department, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the Exploratorium & others, we'll be creating a 3-day public space that brings body literacy to Market Street.
CURRENT & PAST PROJECTS:
“I really did not believe there are structures in the body that we are not aware of. I thought […]Read More ›
The little boy pictured above ran, stood and sat around in a huge gallery watching painters paint, dancers dance, musicians […]Read More ›
I recently attended a discussion lead by Roberto Gutiérrez Varea at the Red Poppy Art House in the Mission district […]Read More ›