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RAI Research Seminar: Andrew Sanger
Tuesday 05 December 2023, 04:00pm - 06:00pm
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RAI Research Seminar

organised by the RAI's Ethnomusicology and Ethnochoreology Committee


Tuesday 5 December 2023,  4:00-6:00pm GMT


This is a hybrid event.

To join us online on Zoom, register here: 
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_89U7iby0TLSTKkZb48zyTw#/registration 

To join us in Person at the RAI, register here: 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rai-research-seminar-andrew-sanger-tickets-722117251137?aff=oddtdtcreator 



 

 

For of These Islands, I am Made:
Dance and Environmental Sensibility in the United Kingdom


Andrew Sanger (University College London)

The relationship between artistic and activist practice in the UK is a complicated field made more tremulous through navigation of the constraints and expectations of funding bodies, political suppression of the social value of artistic practice and the compounding urgency and frequency of contemporary crises. Despite these impediments, the UK is home to a strong lineage of teachers, practitioners, and writers who continue to espouse movement practices and performance which promote a more sustainable way of living and dying. For these artists, dance is not a frivolous response to the climate crisis but is instead an essential component of strategies for flourishing. In this talk, through the lens of enchantment, storytelling, community, and attention I will articulate some of the ways in which UK movement artists are advocating for more environmentally conscious relationships with each other and the planet. 

 

 

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