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3.11.2019 10:00 to 16:00

Workshop archive 2019 Eleanor Bauer - workshop and lecture

Eleanor Bauer will share her current artistic research and practice in choreography as it has unfolded within her doctoral research project “choreo | graphy” at Stockholm University of the
Arts, concerning the nature of thought in khoreia (dancing together), the nature of thought in graphia (writing), and their frictions and relationship in choreographic practice. A look at the
ontological, epistemic, and etymological meanings of choreography, in history and current potentials.

Following the Moving in November festival performance of A lot of moving parts at Stoa the previous evening, which stems from the same research, the two-hour lecture will share the wider framework, context, and reflections on her practice-based research. In the three-hour workshop to follow, participants will have the chance to dive into some of Bauer’s research practices in dancing and writing.

The workshop is organized in collaboration with Moving in November festival.

Sunday 3.11., lecture 10:00-12:00, workshop 13:00-16:00
Place: Studio C4
Participation fee: Workshop 30 euro, lecture free of charge
Enrolment by 27.10.
Enrolment here

Eleanor Bauer is a performer and choreographer working at the intersections of dance, writing, and music. Her work is a profound synthesis of intelligences. Physical, conceptual, sensual, intellectual, social, formal, and emotional understandings are bound in her embodied practice of making performances. From solos to talk shows to large ensemble pieces, her versatile works range in scale, media, and genre traversing categories of performance with wit, humor, and aplomb.

Originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico, Bauer is currently based in Stockholm where she is a PhD candidate in Choreography at Stockholm University of the Arts. She has been creating performances via GoodMove vzw in Brussels since 2007 and was artist in residence at Kaaitheater in Brussels from 2013-2016. Bauer continues to teach, write, lecture, and create contexts for exchange of knowledge in the arts, including PROTO TALKS. Bauer has collaborated with musician and composer Chris Peck since 2003, creating several works together over the years. Bauer has worked as a performer with, among others, choreographers Xavier Le Roy, Boris Charmatz, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker/Rosas, Trisha Brown, David Zambrano, Mette Ingvartsen, and Veli Lehtovaara. She has collaborated as a choreographer and performer with visual artists Matthew Barney, and Every Ocean Hughes/Emily Roysdon. She has also performed or collaborated with music groups such as Ictus ensemble, The Knife, and Yung Lean.

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Availability is limited, so sign up in time! Welcome letters and invoices are sent to participants’ email address immediately after registration closes. If you do not find the course letter or the invoice in your email please also check the junk mail folder.

Enrolment is binding. Cancellations must be communicated on the last enrolment day by 6pm the latest by email to zodiak@zodiak.fi. Please check this course's last day of enrolment from above. With the exception of injuries and illnesses certified in writing by a doctor, cancellations made later than the deadline are subject to full course fee. An administrative fee, 10 % of the course fee, will be charged from all cancellations.

Zodiak's courses and workshops can also be paid by Smartum kulttuuri and liikunta vouchers and by SmartumPay application as well as by Edenred Virikeseteli vouchers and MyEdenred mobile app. It is not possible to pay the course fee with cash or with debit/credit card.

For further inquiries, please contact Tiia Kekäläinen, zodiak@zodiak.fi, p. 041 319 8722 (weekdays from 11 am to 4 pm).