double pendulum (2017)
‘beautifully crafted’ – Sanjoy Roy
‘It is one of the few works I have seen that stands on its own choreographic merits without any need for notes or explanations’ – Nicholas Minns, Writing About Dance
The motion of a single pendulum is wholly predictable, but when another pendulum is connected the movement becomes complex and uncertain. Acting as a metaphor for the interdependent relationships we have with those people close in our lives, we find that the stronger the connection, the more complex it becomes. In double pendulum we see two people push, pull, flourish and falter, but never stop.
Choreography by Helen Cox
Performed by Helen Cox and Andrew Oliver
Lighting Design by Ric Mountjoy & Lucy Hansom
Music by Floating Points & Loscil
December 9th 2016 Work-in-progress showing, Kaleidoscopic Arts, Centre 151, London
January 13th 2017 Premiere, Resolution 2017 festival, The Place, London
May 19th 2017 Kaleidoscopic Arts Platform, part of 2017 Wandsworth Fringe Festival
July 6th 2017 AGITART Festival, Figueres, Spain
July 29th 2017 The Bunker Theatre, London
‘the agency of her movement is neither inside nor outside her; she simply elongates and stretches her sinuous, smooth gestures around herself in circular patterns that have no end’ – Nicholas Minns, Writing About Dance
Reflect on a time in your life when you were in a period of transition. It is sometimes said that this space in between is the most creative, but also the most vulnerable. Using the dancing body, I move through this space; deconstructing routines, and listening to the infinite possibilities of what lies between.
Choreographed and performed by Helen Cox
Costume/set design by Cherrie Lau
Lighting design by Lucy Hansom
Music by Alog
May 13th 2016 Chisenhale Dance, Fiver Fridays, London, UK
May 14th 2016 Footprint Dance Festival in Roehampton, UK
June 21st & 22nd 2016 The Place, Postgraduate to Professional Program, London, UK
roil & clot (2015)
The Lapse Project (2015)
Shaped by Kenneth Goldsmith’s Fidget, a written transcription of every movement his body made over thirteen hours, Lapse delves into a strict act of self-observation and its eventual abandonment.
Choreographed and performed by Heather Stewart & Helen Cox
Acted by Robin Toller
Lighting Design by Ric Mountjoy
Created in residence at The Albert, Kilburn’s pop-up artist space.
February 12th 2014: Resolution, The Place, London, UK.