Beyond Glorious: the radical in engaged practices
A public debate with Birkbeck Associate Artists Andrew Dickson, Bruno Roubicek, Rajni Shah, and Eliane Glaser, chaired by broadcaster and critic Christopher Cook.
32 Tavistock Square
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How Does it Feel?
Open Workshop with Rajni Shah: Newcastle, November 10-12th 2010
From February 1st to March 15th 2010, Rajni was resident at Wooda Farm as the recipient of the Wooda Arts Award 2010. Below are a selection of blog entries and images from her research time.
Rajni is the recipient of the Wooda Arts Award 2010. She will spend six weeks during February and March 2010 working in a studio at Wooda Farm to develop her work as a writer.
In late September 2009, Rajni Shah will be returning to Lancaster to run a weekend-long workshop on creating self portraits using performance.
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Rajni led this workshop as part of the DIY series of workshops in 2009. Please read on for a copy of the call for proposals and a link to the final report as a PDF.
This article was written for Dance Theatre Journal and exposes some of the processes involved in the making of the art book Point and Place which was awarded a Birgit Skiold Award of Excellence at the London Artists Book Fair 2007. Includes images and words by Julie Brixey-Williams, Camilla Brueton, Simon Kennedy, Theron U.Schmidt, Rajni Shah and Caroline Younger.
A private research and development tool, Rajni has established a solo practice called ‘clowning days’. Like writing with the wrong hand, or standing on one’s head, these days help Rajni to uncover new areas of her performative practice and create a deeper, lighter or darker understanding of herself.
Rajni offers workshops in developing performative presence for adults, which can be booked alongside a performance or separately. Each session provides dedicated time for artists wishing to explore their own performative presence. Rajni creates a nurturing environment in which to challenge patterns and develop confidence through practical exercises and conversation.