For this iteration, she has slowed it down again by redrawing the maps, choosing just a few elements of each separate story to weave together and placing bits of her own journey into the picture. It is the beginning of a project which will involve many more interviews and connections. It is about how the process of drawing something affects the way you engage with your subject. This sketch is a personal reflection on what Mish chose to connect and what she chose to leave out. You will need to zoom in… (click on the image).
With a BA in Fine Art and an MA in Performance Studies, Mish Weaver teaches technical and devising skills, and lectures in Performance Studies, currently at National Centre for Circus Arts, London.
Mish was a sponsored participant of the first Creative Climate Leadership Course and has facilitated two Serious Circus Symposiums seeking to call the industry to greater social accountability. She is currently carrying out research into historical, practical and contextual appreciation of the voice with extreme physicality, recently completing a short verbal/aerial film about climate inaction called I Will Wait. In July 2020 Mish is the recipient of an Unlimited micro-award to investigate neurodiverse thought processes with thrown objects.