DRAF Studio – Dance Umbrella presents Laura Dannequin, The Secret Slowness of Movement (14 – 15 Oct 2016)

Fri 14 Oct, 4–8pm & Sat 15 Oct, 2–6pm

Choreographer Laura Dannequin presents a sensory installation in DRAF Studio. A floor of fresh grass with an ever-changing light and soundscape offers a space for quiet contemplation.


Laura Dannequin is a dance artist whose practice encompasses performance, installation and print. Recent works include ‘Dance Dark Dance’, ‘In the Making’ and ‘Hardy Animal’ (Aerowaves 2016). She works in close collaboration with Dan Canham & Still House and is currently training as a Body-Mind Centering Practitioner and working in a curatorial capacity on ‘Feel It’, a festival exploring pain and breathlessness.

Dance Umbrella is London’s international dance festival, celebrating 21st century choreography across the capital through an annual, international London festival, through year-round creative learning opportunities for all ages, and by developing choreographic talent. Since 1978, Dance Umbrella (DU) has been bringing outstanding contemporary dance to London, presenting more than 730 artists from 33 countries to over one million people. The first to present Mark Morris, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Michael Clark and many more in the UK, Dance Umbrella has commissioned over 77 new works and presented at 65 different venues ranging from Smithfield Market to the British Library, from canal long boats to Alexandra Palace Ice Rink, from car park rooftops to outer London parks.

DRAF Studio is supported by Arts Council England and DRAF Galleries Circle