Origami and Movement with Makiko Aoyama

28.APRIL.2021 • 5.30 PM - 7 PM

Reboot: Origami and Movement with Makiko Aoyama

The workshop is open to anyone who is interested in exploring the art of origami as a stimulus for movement.

Makiko will lead participants through different ways of folding paper. They will create their own origami pieces and use these to play and explore new ways of moving their body and creating movement.


MAKIKO AYOAMA is a Japanese born, London based movement artist and performance maker. Since graduating from Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Makiko has regularly collaborated with Lea Anderson, Frauke Requardt and David Rosenberg and Clod Ensemble. She is currently creating a new immersive dance performance using origami for children under 5 and their families, with dance artist Takeshi Matsumoto. Origami has been part of her life from a young age and she is currently collaborating with dance artist Takeshi Matsumoto to create an immersive dance performance bringing together origami and movement

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This artist development workshop is part of our Reboot Spring 2021 season, Bodies of Knowledge.

The programme celebrates the range of experience, expertise and unique perspective of the performers that work with Clod Ensemble. They are extraordinary artists with bodies of knowledge that extend well beyond the work of one company or choreographer. Browse the programme.

Part of Clod Ensemble’s artist development programme, Reboot, which connects and cross-pollinates creatives across disciplines – from the worlds of music, theatre, visual art, architecture and healthcare.