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Notes from Galveston (week 5), Jac Saorsa, Visiting Scholar at the University of Texas

Galveston is gearing up for this year’s Lone Star Rally which is a four day ‘bikers’ festival beginning on Thursday this week. Over 70,000 people are expected to roll into this small island and party all weekend. I love on … Continue reading

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Notes from Galveston (week 4): Jac Saorsa, Visiting Scholar, University of Texas

Just up from Murdoch’s on the Seawall is a structure that may at first seem strange to the uninitiated eye. It is the only piece that remains of the famous Balinese Room Pier. Four timber struts and a slatted roof … Continue reading

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A Sense of Anatomy (Dance Theatre, November 29-30 2013, Gulbenkian Centre, University of Hull)

A Sense of Anatomy November 29-30 2013 Gulbenkian Centre, University of Hull This piece of dance-theatre explores what it means to possess, move and be a body. The work results from a collaboration between staff and students from the University … Continue reading

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Notes from Galveston (Week 3): Jac Saorsa, Visiting scholar at the University of Texas

The air is cooler now in Galveston, there are clouds in the sky and the seabirds are not so bothered by swimmers and surfers in their territory. We even had rain the other day, hard, even torrential, somebody said we caught the … Continue reading

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Splice Symposium: encounters in medicine, science, performance and music (CfP, Symposium, London, 15-16 November 2013)

Splice Symposium: encounters in medicine, science, performance and music 15th and 16th November University of Notre Dame’s London Centre To book a FREE place or propose a paper/presentations, please click here. Proposals are due by October 25. The Splice Symposium … Continue reading

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Re-conceiving Birth: Our Shared Entrance to the World Stage – Brandy Schillace (Curatorial Lecture Audio Recording)

The Dittrick Medical History Center—an interdisciplinary study center within the College of Arts and Sciences of Case Western Reserve University—is celebrating the completion of phase I of the main gallery renovation, featuring the history of childbirth. This display begins the … Continue reading

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A Provocation Piece: Proposing a universal ‘model’ of the inner workings of participatory arts practice…

Walking the high wire – proposing a universal ‘model’ of the inner workings of participatory arts practice… Reblogged from ArtWorks October web-bulletin : http://mailer-phf.org.uk/876-1VMI9-50BIHKZ8D2/cr.aspx Posted there by Molly Courtice on October 7, 2013 at 9:42 ArtWorks: Developing Practice in Participatory Settings is a network, … Continue reading

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Notes from Galveston (Week 2): Jac Saorsa, Visiting scholar at the University of Texas

Each day I walk either along the shore, or past beautiful Victorian architecture in the nationally acclaimed ‘historic district’, to the office I have been assigned at the Institute of Medical Humanities. (To be fair, I actually have two offices… … Continue reading

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International perspectives on participation and engagement in the arts (CfP, Conference, Netherlands, 20-21 June 2014)

International perspectives on participation and engagement in the arts 20th-21st June 2014 Utrecht University, Netherlands Networking between academics, policy makers and arts practitioners Transfer of best practices in participatory arts and participatory decision-making in cultural policy Policy transfer between different countries, … Continue reading

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Festival of Medical History and the Arts (The New York Academy of Medicine, Saturday October 5 2013)

Festival of Medical History and the Arts October 5, 2013 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM After Party from 7-9 PM The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029 On Saturday, October 5 the Center … Continue reading

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