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Iron John on YouTube

In video #1 on November 14, 2009 at 20:10

Check out below the video’s that were shown as an installation last month at Dansateliers in Rotterdam. You can see me improvising with themes that are connected to the Iron John Project. In February-March these themes will transform into a performance during a 5-week research at Dansateliers. These videos give the audience a chance to already take a glimpse into the world of Iron John.

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new associations

In video #1 on October 5, 2009 at 15:14

Here are some new associations that the audience at Dansateliers gave me last weekend after seeing the installation Iron John’s Home Video.


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Iron John’s home video

In video #1 on September 29, 2009 at 12:01


On October 2-3-4 there will be ‘One Night’s Dance’ at Dansateliers Rotterdam. During three evenings there are presentations of 15 short but brand new dance performances of a new generation of dancemakers. I will use this opportunity to present my own project Iron John, that will be developed in Dansateliers later on in the season.

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city as a stage

In video #1 on September 29, 2009 at 09:55

hmmm…. My inner soul is craving for some woods and trees. The ‘wild man’ inside of me is longing to reconnect with nature. But the fact is,… I am living in Rotterdam. Not necessarily the most green place on earth.


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call for nature

In video #1 on September 29, 2009 at 09:16


Living in an urban environment is challenging. So much concrete under our feet! I regularly feel my body complaining where is the nature? I wonder: have you walked recently barefoot in the grass? Can you still remember that wonderful feeling? Your whole physical organisation seems to bounds off the ground with its softness. There is a feeling of a constant talking back and forth between your feet and the ground. A listening and a responding. The feet surrendering and leaning their weight into the ground. Hugging the surface. In the city we have concrete most of the time, a structure which is unable to respond to the sensitivity of our bodies. There is no communicating back to us. Except of the many ads screaming back at us. So much about the relation between our biological organisms and the city as environment. Read the rest of this entry »