list toward a Consensual Situation for Involuntary Movement
after effect images, traces in sight, your eye makes a positive from the negative
cyanotype photographic process – 3D things with paper (airplanes, just crumpling), processing, enjoying 2D result
strobe after effect – So in a dark room, when your eyes adjust to the dark, a single strobe flash leaves an image burned on your eye. light is so quick that you have no memory of seeing the thing itself, you have just the after image.
that child game of pressing arms into a doorway and then feeling them float up on their own, a different type of after effect, more a physical one. this isn’t to watch, just to do for yourself.
the classic doctor’s office knee-tap. another one to do but not watch.
yawning reflex – did this experiment with three people yawning …. a challenge to get into, because the yawns have to be genuine, but once you get started the contagion spreads and yawns just bounce around the room. people got nauseous, that was a surprise.
lack of control
Ericksonian hypnotists, the ones who work in palliative care
my dancing in the past several years has relied on a very specific hyper-awareness. Particularly my last project, really mentally demanding. Actually, this type of focus is prized in dance in general. I’m wandering around in the opposite of that. I’ve taken up jogging – I just move and think about everything in my life except what I’m doing. This for me is the opposite of dancing.