publications & presentations


Presence, perception and embodiment in Body-Mind Centering® and contemplative photography practices, Moving On journal, special issue on The Art of Embodiment. Forthcoming 2020.

The Enfolding Body: Embodying the dynamics of cell division, in Body and Awareness. Sandra Reeve, editor, Triarchy Press. Forthcoming 2020.

Sargent-Wishart, K. (2012), ‘Embodying the dynamics of the five elements: a practice dialogue between Body-Mind Centering® and Tibetan Buddhist philosophy,’ Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices, 4: 1, pp. 125-142.

Cast: Embodying ground, path, and fruition in early embryology’ and ‘Exploring ground, path, and fruition in early embryology,’ in Harrison Blum (ed.), Dancing with Dharma: Essays on Movement and Dance in Western Buddhism, 2016, McFarland & Co.

‘Surfacing Research through Stream-of-Consciousness writing,’ Currents journal, 19:1, Winter 2016. Available through the Body-Mind Centering® Association. Or download the file by clicking here.

Making nothing out of something: emptiness, embodiment and creative activity (PhD). Can be downloaded in pdf format (327mb) by clicking here (the file will open in a new window). Alternatively it is available to download in three sections from the VU Research repository here.

Embodying Differentiation and Wholeness: Lessons from Embryology,’ a conference paper, is available to download on my page. This paper was given at the Science and Nonduality Conference, San Rafael CA, USA, 29 May 2012.

conference presentations

Energetical – Presented by Platform Arts and Deakin University, Geelong, March 2020. Pedestrian Dance and Everyday Beauty conference paper.

Body-Mind Centering Association Conference – University of California, Santa Barbara, August 2019. Transpiration, co-presented with Rebecca Haseltine.

Thinking Bodies : Moving Minds, a symposium on the art of embodiment, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne, September 2018. Embodying Vision: BMC and contemplative arts approaches to the art of seeing, experiential workshop.

Body-Mind Centering Association Conference – Smith College, Northampton, June 2018. Currency, a screendance.

PSi#22, Melbourne University, July 2016. Trash & Treasure conference paper.

PSi#21, Performing Mobilities, RMIT and VCA, October 2015, Melbourne. Cycles of dispersal and coherence conference paper.

Transversal Practices: Matter, Ecology and Relationality, VI conference on the new materialisms, VCA Melbourne, September 2015. Gestures of Diffraction: cell division and the film edit conference paper.

Body-Mind Centering Association Conference – Skidmore College,  Saratoga Springs, NY, USA June 2014. Premiere of  cast.

The Body Reveals: Somatics, Imprints and Movment, Body-Mind Centering Association Conference, Naropa University, Boulder, USA, June 2013. Embodying the dynamics of the five elements paper and workshop. BMC and Performance discussion panel.

Science and Nonduality Conference – San Rafael, CA – October 2012. Differentiation and Wholeness: Lessons from Embryology conference paper.

Remembering ‘As Good As She Was Beautiful’ – Wesleyan University reunion seminar, May 2012, with Molly Rabinowitz, Sue Roginski, Wendy Blum, Clarinda Mac Low and Evelyn Shapiro.

Where the Image Meets the Body – Symposium, Monash University, Melbourne, November 2011. Embodying the dynamics of the five elements conference paper.

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