BODILY UNDOING : SOMATIC ACTIVISM AND PERFORMANCE CULTURES AS PRACTICES OF CRITIQUE
Symposium 16.- 17.09.2017 Bath Spa University, UK

Saturday 16/09/2017    

CMG 23 large

CMG 24 small

Studio space

ANG01

Studio Space

UT 113

Studio

ANG 15

Video Space

Outdoor

9.00 -10.00

Registration, coffees

In Commons Foyer

Media Wall

Manu Jara (CO)

‘De-

construction: Re-imagining the construction of the body’

10.00 - 10.30

Plenary and Welcome/Convenors & Glenna Batson (US/IE)

10.30 -12.00

Session 1

Natalie Garrett Brown  (UK) ‘Sensing The City: Case-studying dance practice as knowledge

Generators.

Ursula Neuerburg-
Denzer
(CAN)
"Somatic Approaches to Dwellings “

Nadine Martinez (US)

Dance, Body, and Community as Social Justice and Social Entrepreneurship

Chair: Tamara Ashley

Karin Rugman (UK)

Workshop

‘Organisational Change: developing a more empowered and collaborative individual’

Chair: Sarah

Alexander

:

Ali Young (UK)

Workshop

‘Re-Embodying Leadership Through a Re-Examination of the Sacred’.

Chair: Jackie Adkins

Small Video Screen:

Thomas Kampe (UK)

‘Punti di Fuga -  a corporeal home between us’

slide show

Break 12.00 12.15

12.15 – 13.15

Keynote /Plenary feedback 45 min

‘Instant Dissidence’

‘Dancing With Strangers: From Calais to England’

Chair: Thomas Kampe

13.15- 14.15

Lunch-break 

Video wall

14.15

-15.00

14.00 -15.00

Colleen Bartley (UK) - TABLE Discussion: Accessibility and Somatic Activism

Chair:

Tamara Ashley

Interactive exposition:

Alexander Komlosi (FIN)

‘Performative- well being’

Chair:

Christine Bellerose

Performance

Geoffery Unkovich (UK)
Dancing at 6:60. Relational - biographies for an enlightened life story  50 min

Chair:

Thomas Kampe

Lecture/Dem:

Olly Crick (UK)

Commedia dell’Arte: Putting the audience first, right in the middle.

Chair:

Pat Welsh

Workshop

Lisa May Thomas (UK) “My Body Is Always the Rover”. Performance/ Installation and Virtual Reality Workshop. In 40min cycles, 6 participants

Virginia Farman

(UK)

Dances On Street Corners’

Site- work

20 min

(In case of rain to be shown on Sunday)

Chair: Helena Enwright

15.00- 16.30

Session 2

Nicole Bindler (US) Skype

Embodied Palestine Solidarity 

Gina Giotaki (UK)

Between Docile and Empowered Bodies

Noyale Colin (UK)

The Affective Persistence of Somatic Collectivity in Post-Fordist society

Chair: Pamela Karantonis

Session 2

Jane Munro (UK)
Immersive Performance, Dance and Activism

Jane Turner (UK) “Phase Transition”

Stephanie Scheubeck (UK)

Synaesthesia & Decision-Making  Chair:

Thomas Kampe

Workshop

Jenny Coogan ( D)

Dancing with older citizens

Social Stewardship &

sustainability with older citizens

 

Chair: Gustavo Fijalkow

Workshop

Richard Sarco-Thomas (Malta)

Aikido and the Ki Test as a Somatic Practice

Chair: Malaika Sarco-Thomas

 Workshop

Lisa May Thomas (UK) “My Body Is Always the Rover”. Performance/ Installation and Virtual Reality Workshop.6 participants.

 

16.30-16.45

Break

16.45 17.45

Session 3

Ildiko Solti (UK)

 Critical Mass

Pamela Karantonis (UK)

Radical

Embodied Voice

Chair: Virginia Farman

Until 18.00
Kirsty Alexander (UK)

‘No ends, no means: A kinaesthetic approach to thinking otherwise’

Sian Sullivan (UK) Film

‘Exploring Re-embodiments’ as a theoretical strand within legal and ecological theory, and philosophy.

 
Doerte Weig (ES)
Skype

Sensorially Aware: The Social
and Creative Potential of Bodyworkers.
Chair: GIna Giotaki

Workshop

In studio and outdoors

Ailsa Richardson (UK)

In the language of grasses :

Workshop on walking

and a troubling question

Chair: Jane Carr

Workshop
16.30 - 18.00

Christine
Bellerose (CAN)
Other ways of knowing: stories and movement
Chair:
Ursula Neuerburg-    Denzer

17.45 -18.00

Break

18.00 -19.00

Plenary Feedback and launch of JDSP Vol 9.1

19.30

‘Bleak House’

University Theatre

UTG01

Glass Ensemble

Screening:
Mike  Poltorak (UK)
‘Five ways in’  Docu. Chair: Thomas Kampe

Sunday 17/09/2017

9.30 – 10.00

CMG 24 

Registration

CMG 23

Studio space

ANG01

Studio Space

UT 113

Studio

ANG 15

Video Space

Outdoor

10.00 10.30

Coffee

Workshop 

9.30 – 11.00

Tamara Ashley (UK)

The breath and the step: yoga, ethics, and undoing and re-doing the body-mind

Chair: Karin Rugman

Silvia Carderelli-Gronau

‘Urban Feral: Species indifference’

Video at Media Wall

Workshop

Outdoors [East Wing cafe

9.30 -10.30

Vicky Hunter (UK)

Outdoor workshop

Undoing human/ non-human relations through site-based body-work.

Chair: Richard White

10.30 12.00

Session 1

Mark James Hamilton (UK)   ‘Labouring for Love: Economic Ecstasy’ ‘

Jeanette Ginslov (UK)

Sanctus I & II

Skype & 2 films

Tessa Wills (UK) - After Paquerette: digging into the terrifying potential of waste systems

Chair: Thomas Kampe

Jane Carr & Bruce Sharp (UK)

The Possibilities of Different Geographies:

Maria Bartilotti Matos (PT )‘Gut’

Vanessa Grasse (UK)

‘Mesh’

Chair: Malaika Sarco-Thomas

until 12.15

Work-shop

11.00 -12.30

Carolyn Roy (UK)

‘Companionship’

Chair: Richard White 

Workshop

10.30-12.00

Alexander Komlosi (FIN)

Performative Well-Being through Somatic Practice

Chair: Christine Bellerose

(TBC:  In case of Saturday cancellation)

Virginia Farman

(UK)

Dances On Street Corners’

Site- work

20 min

Chair: Helena Enwright

Break 12.00 -12.30

 

12.30  13.30

Plenary

and Keynote 2

Nita Little (US)

Why ReWild?           Tactics and Play in the Anthropocene.

Chair : Pamela Karantonis

13.45

14.45

Lunch

14.45

15.30

Artists

Katja Münker (D)
‘Understanding understanding’
Lecture performance

Chair: Thomas Kampe

Talk:

David Glass

Chair: Ellie Nixon


Installation

Stephanie Scheubeck (UK) At the Vanishing Point 

Chair: Silvia Gronau- Carderelli

Workshop:

Richard White

(UK)

East Wing Cafe

‘Perambulism’

2.00 hr walking workshop

15.30 17.00

Session 2

Emma Meehan and Gustavo Fijalkow (UK)

“Dialogues and Encounters: Somatic Practices and Politics”

Discussion and workshop

Session 2

Carrie Schneider (US)

‘ Artists Opening Up Space: Hacking Tactics in Neoliberal Contexts


45min slideshow and discussion
.

 

Christine Bellerose (CAN)

Unsettle Questions

Chair: Ursula Neuerburg-

Denzer

Work-shop

15.15 - 17.15

 2  hours

C.Greenland,A. Schwalbe,

S. Curtis,

S.Bloomfield, H. Murdoch (UK)

‘COLLECTIVE BODY MAPPING RITUAL

Chair:

Thomas Kampe

Performances

Verena Vandenberg (NL)

‘Objectification of non-human animals’. Interactive presentation

Katy Dymoke(UK)  - 'Membrane' as boundary – ethics and practice in personal perception  when working with the use of touch. 

 Chair: Pamela

Karantonis

Screening :

Mike Poltorak (UK)

‘Five Ways In’

Chair: Silvia Gronau-

Carderelli

Richard White

Walking workshop continued

 (Bring suitable shoes & clothing)

Chair: Rita Marcalo

Break 17.00 17.30

Break

17.30

Plenary good bye      

 18.00

Drinks