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DOG KENNEL HILL PROJECT is the collective site of choreographer/dancers Ben Ash, Henrietta Hale and Rachel Lopez de la Nieta. ​




new work as part of Neurolive

~ snakeskin in the wild ~  brings formalism and anarchy to the examination of liveness and the aesthetics of science. With closely integrated artistic and scientific experiments, the performance confronts head-on the slippery task of attempting to measure liveness in the wild situation of a theatrical performance event instead of controlled lab conditions.

image credit - Paula Puncher


“Our preoccupation, when observing an object in a live situation, is that the tools used to observe something either constrain it or change it, so that we’re never observing the thing itself – what we’re observing is always that which has been shed ~ a snakeskin.”

Together with collaborating performers Siin Lee, Nathaniel Parchment and Matthias Sperling, Dog Kennel Hill Project invite you to join with them as implicit elements of this live performance state, where your experiences contribute to an unfolding of phenomena, perception, meaning, image, constructivism and so forth… ~~~

This performance is both an artistic event and part of a scientific research process. NEUROLIVE is a 5-year interdisciplinary research project bringing artists, scientists and audiences together to study what makes live experiences special. ~ snakeskin in the wild ~  is the third performance commission created as part of this research.

Recent research strands - click  images below

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