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Invitation to be Curious
Date posted: 29 July 2020
A film made with Cecilia Macfarlane and Kirstie Richardson. Made in the first few months of lockdown, this film was created as part of People Dancing’s Summer School 2020 Reimagined programme, an offering of online live and recorded webinars, practice sharings and short films.

In this film, Cecilia Macfarlane and Kirstie Richardson, in collaboration with other artists and makers, share how they have been able to be creative and survive these changing times. There is no teaching, no performance, but instead an evolving journey with no map! This has become an adventure that has nurtured them and inspired their making, each step leading to another question and importantly, they realise, with no end product, except perhaps another adventure.

A few words from Cecilia and Kirstie:

“Collaborating and bringing our practices together has been an unexpected gift for us both during this time of lockdown and COVID-19. This project has been, and continues to be, a most wonderful unfolding.

So with that in mind, we hope that this film invites you, too, to explore and expand your own practice - maybe offering an opportunity to play, create and go deeper into ‘what makes you dance?’ or perhaps to reach out to others in new and virtual ways, inviting collaborations, new dances, writings and much more…”

Cecilia Macfarlane is a People Dancing Associate Artist and Honorary life member.

Artwork by Sally Cole.