Design

What the Ramp Teaches by Georgina Kleege

It is almost a cliché in the dance world to say that the floor is a dancer’s partner. The dancer relies on the floor’s stability as the grounding for all movement. The floor is both the launching pad and landing platform for all jumps, the constant horizontal against which to perform turns and tilts. The [...]

By |2019-06-06T14:52:48-08:00June 18th, 2018|Art, Culture, Design, Disability, Kinetic Light Blog, Technology|

Ramp Magic

In 2016, choreographer/dancer Alice Sheppard and artist/design researcher Sara Hendren had a conversation about their mutual interest in ramps, and the magic began. Alice had founded the dance company Kinetic Light to produce work on a stage-sized ramp described below; Sara had an ongoing research interest in movement and play, ramps, and urban design. This post is from both of us. [...]

By |2019-06-06T14:52:54-08:00October 26th, 2017|Design, Kinetic Light Blog|