Steiner, Eurythmy and Scribble: Visible Music and Singing, Visible Speech and Listening

  • Victoria de RijkeEmail author
Part of the Landscapes: the Arts, Aesthetics, and Education book series (LAAE, volume 25)


This chapter examines scribble, drawing and dance through the Steiner movement form known as Eurythmy. Invariably associated with children’s early mark making and emergent writing or drawing as a phase from which to “grow out of”, scribble is re-interpreted through association with the WriteDance approach, D.W. Winnicott’s therapeutic ‘squiggle’ technique, avant-garde artists such as Cy Twombly’s abstract expressionist work and Steiner’s view of the arts as fundamental routes to developing ‘feel’, soul and spirit.


Scribble Drawing Writedance Eurythmy Feeling Play 


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  1. 1.Department of EducationMiddlesex UniversityLondonUK

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