The Transparent Senses

How do we relate with our close ones when they are far, unreachable, and displayed to us through a flat screen designed to keep us safe, at distance? We see them, we talk to them, the information flow passes between us, courtesy of our advanced digital world. But how do we really keep in touch... Continue Reading →

Moving Water

Here are some stills from a series of three art participation events entitled Moving Water, inspired by our sensory, embodied relationship to water. These took place between 19th - 21st June 2014, at the October Gallery, London. Moving Water offered a moving, embodied sensory experience of our biological, psychological, cultural understanding of water through handling sculptural vessels that contain water. Made... Continue Reading →

Sense of Iceland

Sense of Iceland Multi-sensory banquet experiment  based on William Morris’ Journey to Iceland, 1871/1873 Conceived by Tereza Stehlikova and developed in collaboration with Charles Michel. Date: 24th November, 2013 Location: Blacks club, London, Dean Street The event has been conceived and initiated by myself, an artist and researcher based at the Royal College of Art,... Continue Reading →

Icelandic Dining Exploration

"Welcome on this adventure of unsettling perceptions across the unseen sea. Touch, explore, be curious. Bon Voyage!" This is a little post to mark the beginning of a journey that begun on Sunday 24th November, 2013, in Blacks Club, London. This exploration engaged 24 specially selected explorers (and 24 initiated guides) who took them on... Continue Reading →

From Marinetti’s The Manifesto of Tactilism, 1921

From Marinetti's The Manifesto of Tactilism, 1921 1. to wear gloves for several days, during which time the brain will force condensation into your hands of desire for different tactile sensations; 2. to swim underwater in the sea, trying to distinguish interwoven currents and different temperatures tactilistically; 3. every night, in complete darkness, to recognise and... Continue Reading →

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