Stockfish Film Festival

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RELEASE Technique

IS I 2019 I 3'30 I Freyja Björg Olafson

Skinner Release Technique - SRT is a movement training technique developed by Joan Skinner in the 1960's that utilizes image-guided and tactile exercises designed to ease tension and promote an effortless movement - integrated with alignment of the 'whole' self. 

 

 

Video: Freya Olafson  I Audio: Dubbel Dutch 

FLYING LOW Technique

Video: Freya Olafson I Audio: LE1F I 2'

Developed by David Zambrano Flying Low is a movement technique that focuses on the dancers relationship with the floor.  Simple movement patterns that involve breathing, speed and the release of energy throughout the body in order to activate the relationship between the center and the joints, moving in and out of the ground efficiently while maintaining a centered state.

CORE TO DISTAL  Laban Technique 

Video: Freya Olafson I Audio: LE1F I 3'20

Core to distal connectivity is an essential focus in Barteneiff Fundamentals (a movement technique that focuses upon achieving improved coordination) wherein the whole body is organized by a pattern of connectivity that begins in the center core of the body and radiates out through the torso to the proximal joints, the mid-limbs - all the way to the distal ends of the extremities. All movement radiates from the navel.

About:

Freya Björg Olafson is an intermedia artist who works with video, audio, painting and performance. Her praxis engages with identity and the body, as informed by technology and the Internet.