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Karen Nelson
Vashon Island, Washington
United States
URL for CI activities
Phone #
(503) 740-0523
Street Address
18422 103rd ave sw, vashon, wa 98070
CI Profile
Teaches Contact Improvisation since 1979
CI events/jams organizing
dance sensoria 6-week mini school, ongoing events on vashon island
CI events/jams regularly attending
Breitenbush more or less, contemplative dance practice on vashon
Year began CI:
First CI teacher/where
Freefall, SLC
Other important CI teachers/influences
paxton, smith, lepkoff, nelson, harwood, archival footage of original work: magnesium, chute, soft pallet, peripheral vision. small dance
Current CI projects
unimaginable, flow, resonance: a history of contact improvisation thru the body; ci (embodied) interrogates its own history, CQ
Year born:
Languages you speak/read fluently
Languages you speak/read a little
Additional URLs (personal work, videos, writings, photos, etc.)
embodied life
Anything else you would like to communicate?
causing it only a little
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