12 episodes

Head, Shoulders, Knees & POD is a podcast speaking to contemporary dance artists about their creative lives, what informs them and their current projects. By listening, you’ll get an intimate perspective on the processes and practices of creators in the UK and Europe.

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Head, Shoulders, Knees & POD is a podcast speaking to contemporary dance artists about their creative lives, what informs them and their current projects. By listening, you’ll get an intimate perspective on the processes and practices of creators in the UK and Europe.

    Show Notes | The Life and Times by Scottish Dance Theatre | HSKPod

    Show Notes | The Life and Times by Scottish Dance Theatre | HSKPod

    Welcome to our first ever episode of Show Notes - a series where we give you insider knowledge about specific dance productions.

    We're kicking it off speaking to Artistic Director and Choreographer Joan Clevillé about Scottish Dance Theatre's digital dance production: The Life and Times
    We talk to him about what the show is, the themes and ideas behind the movement and production and what they hope audiences can take away from the experience.

    GET YOUR TICKETS for The Life and Times at https://bit.ly/SDTLifeTimes

    A transcript of this episode is available on our website - hsk-pod.com/

    Weblinks:
    https://www.scottishdancetheatre.com/works/the-life-and-times-by-joan-clevill
    https://www.instagram.com/scottishdancetheatre/
    https://hsk-pod.com/
    www.instagram.com/hskpod/

    Hosted by Matilda Bjarum
    Produced, Edited and Social Media by Katie Daniel

    If you’d like to support us to make the podcast better in Season 2, we’d really appreciate it if you could consider donating to the podcast at bit.ly/3jTsoB2

    Image of Kieran Brown by Sean Millar

    • 19 min
    Bonus EP4 | Carl Aquilizan | HSKpod

    Bonus EP4 | Carl Aquilizan | HSKpod

    We’re currently working on developing the podcast for a bigger and better Season 2 but in the meantime, we are having some short chats with people from the industry about how they’re coping with these pandemic times.
    In this bonus episode, we had the pleasure of speaking to the freelance dancer and choreographer Carl Aquilizan, we talked about his current choreographic project: dis_func, the challenges and realizations in the early stages of his professional dance career, and how joy for dance brings dance.

    Transcript is available on our website - https://hsk-pod.com/

    Weblinks:
    https://www.instagram.com/cjaquilizan/
    https://www.instagram.com/dis_func/
    https://www.facebook.com/carlaquilizan/
    www.instagram.com/hskpod/

    Hosted by Matilda Bjarum
    Produced and Edited by Mathilde Ytterstad
    Social Media by Katie Daniel

    If you’d like to support us to make the podcast better in Season 2, we’d really appreciate it if you could consider donating to the podcast at bit.ly/3jTsoB2

    • 20 min
    Bonus EP3 | Genevieve Reeves | HSKPod

    Bonus EP3 | Genevieve Reeves | HSKPod

    We’re currently working on developing the podcast for a bigger and better Season 2 but in the meantime, we are having some short chats with people from the industry about how they’re coping with these pandemic times.
    In this bonus episode, we chat to independent dance artist and filmmaker Genevieve Reeves about combining her skills to create new opportunities for work even in a pandemic, her work as a Digital Artist with Scottish Dance Theatre, the level of support for graduating dance artists and, as a result, creating an international contemporary community on Instagram with Covid dance.

    Transcript is available on our website - hsk-pod.com/

    Weblinks:
    https://www.instagram.com/genvv/
    https://www.instagram.com/covid.dance/
    https://www.instagram.com/herd.of/
    http://thesebonesthisfleshthisskin.com/
    Every Map Has A Scale - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOCmLnR_yij1dveWNII5qEJidew0pzzF8
    hsk-pod.com/
    www.instagram.com/hskpod/

    Hosted by Matilda Bjarum
    Produced, Edited and Social Media by Katie Daniel

    If you’d like to support us to make the podcast better in Season 2, we’d really appreciate it if you could consider donating to the podcast at bit.ly/3jTsoB2

    • 18 min
    Bonus EP2 | Emma Jayne Park | HSKPod

    Bonus EP2 | Emma Jayne Park | HSKPod

    We’re currently working on developing the podcast for a bigger and better Season 2 but in the meantime, we are having some short chats with people from the industry about how they’re coping with these pandemic times.
    In this bonus episode we sat down with Emma Jayne Park also known as the Cultured Mongrel to discuss finding ways to reconnect with our bodies, increasing transparency and demystifying elements of the industry and re-evaluating being an artist with balancing the multi-faceted roles that come along with that.

    Weblinks:
    https://www.culturedmongrel.org/
    https://twitter.com/culturedmongrel
    https://hsk-pod.com/
    www.instagram.com/hskpod/

    Hosted by Matilda Bjarum
    Produced, Edited and Social Media by Katie Daniel
    If you’d like to support us to make the podcast better in Season 2, we’d really appreciate it if you could consider donating to the podcast at bit.ly/3jTsoB2

    • 23 min
    Bonus EP1 | Bobbi Lo Produktion | HSKPod

    Bonus EP1 | Bobbi Lo Produktion | HSKPod

    We’re currently working on developing the podcast for a bigger and better Season 2 but in the meantime, we are having some short chats with people from the industry about how they’re coping with these pandemic times.
    In this bonus episode, you’ll hear our chat with Michael and Lava from Bobbi Lo Production, a Swedish based dance company, as they tell us about their current project ’28 Solos 28 Days’. The project enlists a different dance artist, from other Nordic dance companies as well as freelancers, every day throughout February to do a live performance on their Instagram.

    Weblinks:
    https://bobbiloproduktion.com/
    https://www.instagram.com/bobbiloproduktion/
    https://hsk-pod.com/
    www.instagram.com/hskpod/

    Hosted by Matilda Bjarum
    Edited by Mathilde Ytterstad
    Social Media by Katie Daniel
    If you’d like to support us to make the podcast better in Season 2, we’d really appreciate it if you could consider donating to the podcast at bit.ly/3jTsoB2

    • 21 min
    HSKPOD EP7 - Janet Smith

    HSKPOD EP7 - Janet Smith

    In this last episode of Season 1 of HSKPOD, Tammy interviewed Janet Smith (previous artistic director of Scottish Dance Theatre and Principal of Northern School of Contemporary Dance), during the first lockdown in the UK 2020. Tammy and Janet speak about Janet´s first encounters and experiences with dance and about predictions and wishes for the future of the arts. As a person that has inspired and nurtured a lot of dance artists of our generation, we were honored to have her come to our podcast!

    If you’d like to support us to make the podcast better in Season 2, we’d really appreciate it if you could consider donating to the podcast at bit.ly/3jTsoB2

    Weblinks:
    https://www.nscd.ac.uk/people/janet-smith/
    https://www.scottishdancetheatre.com/
    https://www.nscd.ac.uk/
    hsk-pod.com/
    www.instagram.com/hskpod/

    HSKpod Team for this episode:
    Interviewer: Tammy Tsang
    Moderator: Matilda Bjärum
    Editor: Mathilde Ytterstad
    Social Media: Katie Daniel
    Design: Tammy Tsang

    • 31 min

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