Performance in Nature - Summer 2022
Sarah D. King
|DATE / TIME||July 15, 16 & 22, 2022 | Fridays, Online 6-8pm (Pacific Time) & Saturday, On-Location 12-4pm|
Payment & Refund Policy
|FORMAT||Hybrid, enrollment is limited to 12 students. Please review our COVID-19 Safety Protocols for complete information about requirements for students, faculty, and staff.|
|PREREQS||None, proficient working knowledge of basic camera operations recommended|
Participants in this workshop will gain insight into the nuanced and collaborative process between photographer, performer and landscape. Working with several participating dancers and through both practice and discussion, we will discover meaningful and respectful ways for engaging with performers. By considering questions central to the collaborative process, discover how to generate ideas on site that inspire aesthetic and conceptual ideas. How does the landscape itself impact creative expression from both the performer’s perspective as well as our own? How can verbal communication play a role in sharing our ideas and brainstorming? As both a photographer and dancer, Sarah is excited to share her keen understanding of this exciting world. On July 16th we will be spending the day on Bainbridge Island, WA in various natural environments. Please wear clothing that can get dirty! Wear shoes you don’t mind getting wet/muddy and shorter pants. A small towel and knee pads are encouraged.
JULY 15 | Friday 6-8pm, Online meeting for introductions and presentation/discussion in preparation for on-location outing
JULY 16 | Saturday 12-4pm, On-location on Bainbridge Island, WA to photograph with performers (exact location details to be shared with participants)
JULY 22 | Friday 6-8pm, Online meeting to reconvene/wrap-up and share work amongst the group
Sarah D. King is an interdisciplinary artist working at the intersections of photography and movement. With a background in dance, her work centers around her continuous inquiry into the roles of embodiment and physicality in the creative process. She holds a Certificate in Fine Art Photography from the Photographic Center Northwest, and a B.A. in Hispanic Studies from Columbia University. She attended the Centro de Arte Flamenco y Danza Española Amor de Dios in Madrid, as well as the dance department at Cornish College of the Arts. Among others, Sarah’s work has been exhibited at PCNW, Inscape Arts in Seattle, WA, and through the Shunpike Storefronts program. In 2021 she completed a residency at the Bainbridge Dance Center in which she researched blending notions of self perception, body, and camera as collaborator.
Image © Sarah D. King