We spent a sunny day last May working on the edge of the Ettrick Water at Philiphaugh, a stone’s throw from the hydro turbines. It was the first few days of a project working with dancers and movement improvisation to explore what an ecological approach to choreography might be.
The collaborators on this were Claire Pençak, choreographer, dancers Merav Israel and Tim Rubidge and environmental artist Kate Foster.
One of the questions that emerged from this process was – How long would it take for a droplet of water to travel from the source to the mouth of Tweed?
This was the fascinating email from Professor Chris Soulsby, Chair in Hydrology, University of Aberdeen in response to our question.
‘What may seem a simple question actually has a very complex answer!
I’ll start simple, for water molecules (water may…
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