Choreography as premonition // The Imaginary Event of Presentation: A Movement Workshop with Katie Lyle and Shelby Wright
Presented by The University of Manitoba School of Art Gallery in Conjunction with the Exhibition: Dancing with Tantalus
Date: Sunday, March 7, 12:00-1:00 p.m. CT
Facilitated on Zoom. Registration required; space is limited.
Presented by Dancing with Tantalus artist Katie Lyle and dancer-choreographer Shelby Wright movement workshop, Choreography as premonition // The Imaginary Event of Presentation will combine movement and drawing, with an emphasis on collaboration, revision, and choreography. Posing the question of how our movements change in relation to one another. How we might experience duality in our own bodies, and exploring the process of watching versus feeling movement. The workshop will consider how we might move and work in a space that is both private and public. Considering movement as a visual embodiment of the agency of “doing something,” of thinking, revising, starting over. This workshop is designed for people of all levels of fitness and physical capability.
Katie Lyle and Shelby Wright have worked collaboratively since 2015. Together, their work spans visual art, performance, dance, creative writing and installation. In 2018, they created A Room to Perform, a work that explores how a structure might actively become part of a performance, letting its shape and form determine the way their movements were obscured and cropped. Lyle and Wright are based in Toronto.
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Image Credit: Katie Lyle and Shelby Wright, A Room to Perform, 2018, performance at The Theatre Centre, SummerWorks Festival, Toronto. Photo credit: Colin Miner. Image courtesy of the artists
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