Thinking with the body: Mind and movement in the work of Wayne McGregor
The Wellcome Trust in Euston put on some fascinating exhibitions, from the secret life of dirt to outsider Japanese art. The next exhibition focuses on how mind, body and movement come together through the prism of choreography and leads up to a dance performance that puts the theory into practice. Always forward thinking, the Wellcome curatorial team are generally bang on. Read on for the info…
Wayne McGregor is well known for his physically testing choreography and ground-breaking collaborations across dance, film, music, visual art, technology and science. In 2000, he and his company Wayne McGregor | Random Dance embarked on a series of projects investigating aspects of creativity in dance with researchers from other fields such as cognitive and social science.
This exhibition, staged during the run-up to the first performances of his new work for Wayne McGregor | Random Dance, ‘Atomos’ at Sadler’s Wells, offers a glimpse into this interdisciplinary research process and the impact it has in the rehearsal studio. Find out more about the process of choreography and how mind, body and movement interact in each of us.
The exhibtion starts on Thursday 19th September.
Tickets for ‘Atomos’ are on sale now through the Sadlers Wells website.