publications & presentations

publications

See Where You Are: Somatic Meditation and Contemplative Photography, Journal of Dance, Movement & Spiritualities, Volume 8, Numbers 1-2, 1 December 2021, pp. 97-107(11).

The Art of Embodiment, Editors: Jane Guthrie, Kim Sargent-Wishart, Heather Hill, Angela Clarke. Dance Therapy Association of Australasia with the Body-Mind Centering® Association, 2021.

Presence, perception and embodiment in Body-Mind Centering® and contemplative photography practices, in The Art of Embodiment, 2021.

The Enfolding Body: Embodying the dynamics of cell division, in Body and Awareness. Edited by Sandra Reeve. Triarchy Press, 2021.

Fat Dance, Dancehouse Diary, Issue #12.2: New Topographies of the Body, October 2020.

Trash & Treasure, Square One Journal of Art in Everyday Life, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Spring 2018, Shambhala Art.

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), 2016. 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 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, 2012, pp. 125-142.

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

conference & creative presentations

See Where You Are: a Somatic Approach to Contemplative Photography. Audio workshop. Body-Mind Centering® Association Conference. Denison University, Ohio, June 2022.

Traces, video, 8′ 03″. Created with Vanessa Chapple and Fiona Harrisson for a collection of fluid spaces: Nasjonalt Medisinsk Museum at Norsk Teknisk Museum, Oslo Norway, April 2022.

Becoming Multiple: The Gestures of Cell Division. Spinning a BMCsm Web, a Body-Mind Centering® online somatic symposium. Body-Mind Centering Association. May 2021.

Visual Sense, Felt Sense: Somatic Movement and Contemplative Photography. Engaging Embodiment: Somatic applications for health, education & social justice. ISMETA in partnership with Pacifica Graduate Institute. Online conference March 2021.

Pedestrian Dance and Everyday Beauty. Energetical, Platform Arts and Deakin University, Geelong, March 2020.

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

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

Currency (2017) screendance. Body-Mind Centering Association Conference, Smith College, Northampton, June 2018.

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

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

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

Premiere of cast (2014) screendance. Body-Mind Centering Association Conference, Skidmore College,  Saratoga Springs, NY, June 2014.

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

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

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

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