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Podcast: Spring Festival Studies Project 5/12/2015 – Placing Performance

Movement Research Studies Project, “Placing Performance,” Part of Movement Research Festival Spring 2015: LEGIBLE/ILLEGIBLE – May 12, 2015
Moderated by Sarah Maxwell
With panelists AUNTS, Megan Bridges and the Spring Festival co-curators, Layla Childs, Jaamil Olawale Kosoko and Samita Sinha.

Listen to the Podcast here:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/movementresearch/2015.5.12_Studies_Project_Placing_Performance.mp3

What words do we use, arrange, invent, and discover to talk about the particular communicative power of performance work? How does geographic location and environment influence the creation, languaging, and understanding of dance and performance? How do digital/ virtual sites affect the consumption of dance as a living, complex, emotionally dense form? This conversation covered topics concerning locality, environmental and digital influence, and curatorial process.

Nonprofit Hustle Video- Submit Yours Today!

Larissa Velez-Jackson dancing the NONPROFIT HUSTLE, a new dance, created by and for the hustling NYC nonprofit arts community!

NONPROFIT HUSTLE Video for FESTIVAL!* – Movement Research Spring 2011

For dance instructions, visit the FESTIVAL!* website at http://www.movementresearch.org/festival/11/event/mon-0606-social/

Send in Your Video Submissions for the Nonprofit Hustle

The Movement Research Spring 2011 FESTIVAL!* curators invite you to submit your dance video of the: NONPROFIT HUSTLE, a new line dance made by and for the hustling NYC dance community…

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Volunteer Opportunities with the Movement Research Spring Festival

The curators of FESTIVAL!*, the Movement Research Spring Festival 2011, are seeking volunteers for a variety of positions. FESTIVAL!* will run from Thursday, June 2nd until Monday, June 6th and many exciting events are planned including panels, workshops, performances, and events happening throughout each day in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Some of the projects will include:

• Helping distribute fliers
• Video documentation
• Podcasting
• Gallery assistance
• Event management
• Performance/workshop support

If you are interested in helping out or if you would like more information, please write to mrfest11@gmail.com with VOLUNTEER in the subject line. Positions are available now!

For more information on FESTIVAL!* events, please visit the website at:
www.movementresearch.org/festival/11

HARDCORPS Spring Festival: Here’s what’s happening Friday, June 4!

Shana Moulton

Shana Moulton

WORKSHOPS:

Brain Theater with Professor Wendy Suzuki
TIME: 3:30-5:30pm
LOCATION: Center for Performance Research
COST: $15
RSVP RECOMMENDED: (limited to 30 participants) HardcorpsReserve@gmail.com
“Cognitive Benefits of Aerobic Exercise on the Brain”, a lecture, live dissection of the brain and open talk with Professor Suzuki from the Center for Neural Science at New York University.

GALLERY: (LAST DAY!)

Here I stand, not waiting. by MPA
TIME: Wednesday-Thursday, 9am-9pm
Friday 12pm-12am
LOCATION: Center for Performance Research
COST: FREE
A three day occupation in CPR’s gallery. The artist MPA will live in an installation with the assignment to reduce the mass of 1000 wood items that she has installed. A calendar drawn on one wall denotes her progress, and jars against another displays the body fluids in exchange during the 72- hour commitment.

PERFORMANCE:

Theater of Operation performances by Trisha Baga, Heather Cassils, Shana Moulton (new!), robbinschilds, Jacolby Satterwhite and Yozmit, video by Jillian Peña & Christy Pessagno as part of CPR’s New Voices in Live Performance Series
TIME: 7:30-9:30pm
LOCATION: Center for Performance Research Gallery
COST: $10
This performance/variable media art work was made possible, in part, by the Franklin Furnace Fund supported by Stimulus funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency; the Lambent Foundation; and Jerome Foundation

Jacolby Satterwhite

Jacolby Satterwhite

SOMETHING TO DRINK ABOUT:

Alive from the Waist Down New Sound Karaoke with Black Waterfall & Bobby Service
TIME: 10pm
LOCATION: Jimmy’s No. 43
COST: Free entrance, cash bar
Come sing with us and the sonically perverted hosts of newsoundkaraoke.com

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