Space: Bodies in relation
In the fifth episode of Embodied, Irish dance artist Liv O’Donoghue and architect Laurence Lord of AP+E talk about the importance of collaboration and a democratic approach to making in their respective fields, as well as the need to focus on the individual experience of the ‘user’.
Laurence Lord is an architect, curator and teacher. He co-founded with Jeffrey Bolhuis the architecture studio AP+E, which is a research and design studio based in Cavan & Amsterdam. He is a co-curator and commissioner for the Irish National Pavilion, Free Market, at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018 and currently runs a unit, Country Living, in the Cork Centre for Architectural Education.
Liv O’Donoghue is a maker and performer based in Dublin. She trained at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance and her work as a choreographer has been presented widely both nationally and internationally. She has previously performed with companies including Dead Centre, Liz Roche Company, Fearghus Ó Conchuir, Emma Martin Dance, Irish Modern Dance Theatre, and junk ensemble, touring widely throughout Europe, Australia and the USA. Liv is also a co-founder of DRAFF, an international platform, in print and online, which focuses on process in dance and theatre.