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Fiona Wright is an independent artist and often works with other artists as an outside eye and dramaturge, also teaching as a freelance visiting lecturer.
Recent work in University and Higher Education has included LIPA, Northumbria University, RSAMD Glasgow, Brighton University, Nottingham Trent University and University of Wales, Aberystwyth. She was invited as Visiting Artist at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Performance Department, Fall Semester 2007 and in January 2009 to run a professional Lab project at Theaterhaus Gessnerallee, Zurich, (organised by Verein für Allgemeines Wohl).
Some Time for Time: Image and Gravity:
Fiona Wright’s studio approach is located in physicality, influenced by somatic practices such as Feldenkrais Method (Awareness Through Movement). Her performance teaching and facilitation offers a creative laboratory to reflect, breathe and revitalise through improvisation and writing as movement research - for performance making and choreography. Sessions will often begin on the floor to bring attention and interest to the particular body we inhabit with some introductory body-voice work. Improvisation scores are used to work individually and collaboratively with an emphasis on process and experimentation. Discussion of subjects such as documentation, spectatorship and how we respond creatively to each other’s performance work can feature in workshops which aim to be inclusive to all kinds of training for artists and graduates with special interests in performance and fascinations for movement investigation.