|||

game intelligence

For me the notion of game intelligence’ is so important. It’s simple, it basically means knowing how to associate with other players. The rest follows, the physical aspects, the technical aspects. But understanding the game, that is what is most important.

– Xabi Alonso, Spanish Football team, The Sunday Times, 4 July 2010

I was thinking, as I read Alonso’s very considered and provocative thinking about the state of football in England, that this comment — about how it is that we associate with others — is fundamental to collaborative/devising performance processes. The how of the dancing is less important.

Up next freedom and dignity A composition must make possible the freedom and dignity of the performer. It should allow both concentration and release. No sound or noise is shamefully family
Latest posts losing oneself given a price on remembering everything Godin on ideas three chairs growth felt in christ Freelance Dance Artists’ Working Ecology he danced listening and pain Somatics unlimited body politics vernacular activities one sentence email tips scrutiny ripeness Dance after lockdown - living with paradox mini essay Esther May Campbell a community of practice a nest for hope Colin, Simon and I archive power of a lifetime now: 4 January 2023 Editorial: Making choreography, making community Fading out the human presence: A conversation between Barbara Stimoli, Titta Raccagni and Simon Ellis brittle with relics the land in you Attention Adam Phillips on attention Lithium Dancing (in plain sight)