Moving Water: An art participation project by Sensory Sites
October Gallery, London, UK, June 19-21, 2014
Water is elusive, invisible and protean. Moving Water is a participatory event that offers a bodily, sensory experience of this precious element. Sculptural vessels containing water and giving it shape are made of sensuous materials such as glass, metal, rawhide and ceramic or found-objects such as shell and bone.Participants explore the vessels and the water in them, moving at will around a room filled with sound and light. An intimate, playful exchange emerges in this collective act of attention and empathy that reveals how our bodies are also vessels of water.Water leaks, spills and pours in an unfolding poetic narrative about water qualities, ubiquity, use, and loss. www.artintouch.co.uk
The event on June 19 is a private view for Rethinking the Senses, an AHRC-funded project of Centre for the Study of the Senses, which brings together neuroscientists, psychologists and philosophers to investigate multisensory perception in everyday experiences: www.thesenses.ac.uk.
This project is supported by Encounter Fine Arts http://www.encountercontemporary.com/ Press release: