SENSING PLACE

SENSING PLACE Five day sensory workshop / residency, in beautiful surroundings of South Bohemia, focused on exploring our relationship to landscape/place, in order to inspire creativity, fuel the imagination and ground the body. Introduction: brief concept How do we get to know a particular place and how do we learn to experience it fully with... Continue Reading →

strange empire

Strange Empire of Mr CAR GIANT The latest exploration has taken Steve and I to the no man's land which is in fact a huge supermarket area (in NW10) owned by the mysterious Car Giant boss Geoffrey Warren, and which in 2015 has been valued at £300 million. We are particularly interested in this kingdom... Continue Reading →

Wormwood: end of July

Here we are again, Steve and I, on our now regular exploration of this part of North West London. Unlike the last mini expedition, when the atmosphere was so thick and still it could be cut with a knife, today everything is nimble, translucent, in a state of flux. There is a palpable sense of... Continue Reading →

grand union canal

Ongoing explorations and musings, Worm Wood film project in making, in collaboration with Steve J Fowler. Sweltering heat, strange smells and heavy stenches drifting from nearby factories, spawning thick vegetation, the canal transformed into a toxic green carpet, impenetrable, surely hiding all sorts of disturbing content in its depth. Something much worse than the bloated... Continue Reading →

Across the Unseen Sea

A full version of my film Across the Unseen Sea (2014) is now online. The film builds on a multi-sensory immersive performance I conceived and designed together with a number of key collaborators, and which took place on a single evening, at a unique London location and involved a small number of selected guests. The central... Continue Reading →

Trieste

Notes and images towards a film, about a desire to visit Trieste...work in progress. "Each new journey is a mourning for what has been left behind. The wanderer sometimes tries to recreate what has been left behind, in a new place. This always fails. To muster courage and endurance for a journey, it has to be... Continue Reading →

Trieste – first impressions

Trieste - "the visceral, the surreal, the lonely, the hypochondriac, the self-centred and the affectionate..." (Jan Morris) Images from a recce: working towards a film about Trieste...with the writer Deborah Levy. Trieste, October 2014. All images ©Tereza Stehlikova

Drowned Man, by Punchdrunk

Drowned Man, by Punchdrunk These are some of my musings on the latest performance by Punchdrunk, in Temple studios, London, which left a deep impression on me. These musings are general and quite subjective thoughts, and are not descriptions of the plot, or of any particular encounters with objects, spaces or people, of which there... Continue Reading →

Bruno Schulz on creativity

“I do not know just how in childhood we arrive at certain images, images of crucial significance to us. They are like filaments in a solution around which the sense of the world crystallizes for us…They are meanings that seem predestined for us, ready and waiting at the very entrance of our life…such images constitute... Continue Reading →

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