publications & presentations

publications

See Where You Are: Somatic Meditation and Contemplative Photography, Journal of Dance, Movement and Spiritualities, 2022 (in press).

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 presentations

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

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

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

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.