Wed, 26 February 2014
Movement Research Festival Fall 2013 Studies Project: Performing Vulnerability
Adrienne Truscott with panelists: niv Acosta, Ben Asriel, Hilary Clark, Miguel Gutierrez and Juliana May
Jimmy's 43, December 4, 2013 as part of Movement Research's Festival Fall 2013 "Le Song, Ya?!" curated by Adrienne Truscott and Jibz Cameron (Dynasty Handbag)
This Studies Project revolved around the questions: What does it mean to be vulnerable in performance? Is vulnerability a state or can it be "done?"
Note: At about 53 minutes into the conversation there is a short missing section due to technical difficulties.
Direct download: 12.4.13_FF_Studies_Proj_Performing_Vulnerability_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:42pm EST
Tue, 18 February 2014
Movement Research Studies Project: "Vulnerable Systems: Moving Beyond Sustainability" November 5, 2013
2013 Movement Research Studies Project: Vulnerable Systems: Moving Beyond Sustainability
Jennifer Monson and Movement Research
Gibney Dance Center, November 5, 2013
This Studies Project discussed how the reality of climate change has brought an increased awareness around the fragility of our environment and a heightened interest in sustainable practices. How do we move beyond sustainability towards resiliency, a term currently in broad use in the social sciences? How do we address the current crisis from its roots, rather than perpetuating unworkable systems? Is change a value or an action? How can our practices within the dance community serve as models for adapting to change? Participants discussed different framings of sustainability from the perspectives of various fields, including social science, economics, and urban ecology in a roundtable conversation which invited the dance community and the larger public to explore concrete ways to create resilient systems in their own communities and beyond.
Direct download: 11.5.13_Studies_Project_Vulnerable_Systems_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:54pm EST