Camilla Nelson: Making Language with Trees (Sharpham)

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Title: Making Language with Trees
Description:  Making Language with Trees with poet Camille Nelson considers the significance of human language in relation to ‘[t]he everlasting universe of things’ (Shelley, ‘Mont Blanc’).

Making Language with Trees offers a series of embodied and perceptually attentive interactions with a tree in order to discover how it is that marks, movements and sounds are made by and with a tree. Each participant will be encouraged to engage their full body and all of their senses in this exploration and to use these findings to devise a short language performance to share with the group (as you wish). The aim of the workshop is to use this creative exploration as a practical stimulus for discussion of what it might mean to make a language that emerges between organisms rather than viewing human language as something that emerges in isolation.

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