A moment of learning that will stay with me from the in-person London residency, was working with a group of 'Stroke Survivors' in a workshop with Lucinda Jarrett. During this session, I became curious about the relationships between gravity and care.

Filip Kijowski, on a moment of learning on the course so far

Credit: Rocio Chacon 2023

Filip Kijowski is a dance artist, performer and group process facilitator based in Poland. Filip established and co-runs an LGBTQ+ library (Biblioteka Azyl), which offers spaces for research, expression and connection for the local queer community. He is researching the role of touch and Contact Improvisation in the collaborative creation of safe spaces for those with marginalised identities seeking solidarity in oppressive circumstances. His love for dance and curiosity about stories has taken his work to 14 countries. He practices how to implement and share embodied knowledge from these nomadic experiences into the context of his local communities.

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