Kim Sargent-Wishart

I am a movement and visual artist, researcher, writer and educator based in Warrnambool. My current screendance and photography practice grew out of a love of pedestrian dance and everyday ‘found’ beauty. I am influenced by my studies in contemporary dance and choreography, Body-Mind Centering somatics, Tibetan Buddhism, and Miksang contemplative photography. I am interested in how perspective changes perception and how we make meaning of what we perceive. I teach workshops in somatics, contemplative photography, experiential anatomy and dance improvisation and lead professional development in embodied leadership and creative arts practices.

I have a BA with Honors in Dance from Wesleyan University (Connecticut, USA) and a PhD in Performance Studies from Victoria University (Melbourne, Australia). I am a certified practitioner of Body-Mind Centering®and a Registered Somatic Movement Educator (ISMETA). I have taught Pilates and other forms of movement education since the early 1990s (in San Francisco, Melbourne and Warrnambool), and before that trained as a bodyworker in Connecticut. For over 20 years I have been a student of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, mainly through Shambhala International in the Bay Area and Melbourne, and at the Vajrayana Foundation in the Santa Cruz mountains.

 

Screendance and photography exploring the art of the everyday

Contact Details

Postal address: PO Box 275 Warrnambool VIC 3280

Email address: kimsargentwishart [at] gmail [dot] com

Links

https://kimsargentwishart.com/
Circulate Movement Arts
Vimeo Channel

Membership of Organisations

The F Project, Warrnambool - 2016/17 secretary, membership coordinator
F Project Cinema
Performance Studies International [PSi]
Body-Mind Centering Association
ISMETA [International Somatic Movement and Therapy Association]

Video(s)


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