I've finally handed in my Masters degree dissertation! After many months of research and 20,000 words under my belt, I'm excited to keep writing.
So with the start of many possible essays brewing in the back of my mind and the potential for a PhD given the scale of this investigation (!) I thought it would be a good opportunity to start again at the beginning...
My dissertation, titled In Search of the Meeting Point, began with an inquiry in Autumn 2015 into the role of the artist in community dance entitled What is happening here?
The coggle diagram above shows the sprawling and rambling map of my thinking about the role of the artist which took me on a journey from relationality to children's literature... Some of it helpful, some of it making no sense at all but all useful as a starting point for my dissertation research into the relationship between artist and dancer in community practice.
Some thoughts on this from Simon Ellis who started this journey with me:
'Who am I'