NYC
2018
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
1.92
Timeslot: 
Session 6: Sunday, June 3rd: 12:00 - 1:50pm
Event Organizer: 
Description: 
This panel will have three or four speakers who are all involved in artistic creation, teaching, and political transformation through creative work. Each of the artists will briefly introduce their work, and talk about how it speaks about gender, race/ethnicity, and/or class dynamics. The artists will show excerpts of their works in order to open up discussion about the relationships between practice, theory and politically engaged art. The moderator will then introduce questions and problems for discussion. How do cultural background, gender and labor history inform artistic works? What are the benefits and potential problems of collaborative efforts? How can the art contribute to the political struggles and help communities face psychological trauma of oppressed groups? What is the relationship between embodied memory and artistic expression? How can complex history of arts and artistic representation help us unravel influence of consumerism and consumerist ideals on bodies and minds? The problematic of how spectatorship/witnessing relates to subject's coming to being and political awareness about the body, femininity, violence, and trauma, will be opened up in the context of education. Before sharing insights The participants will be invited to introduce themselves, talk about their political and individual histories and practices.

Participants

Marija Krtolica holds BFA in dance from Tisch School of the Arts, NYU; MFA in choreography from UC Davis, and MA in Performance Studies from NYU. She successfully defended her PhD in dance at Temple University in April 2018. Marija is a choreographer, practitioner of dance improvisation, and a... Read more
Marija Krtolica holds BFA in dance from Tisch School of the Arts, NYU; MFA in choreography from UC Davis, and MA in Performance Studies from NYU. She successfully defended her PhD in dance at Temple University in April 2018. Marija is a choreographer, practitioner of dance improvisation, and a... Read more
Originally from Argentina, Anabella Lenzu is a dancer, choreographer and teacher with over 25 years experience working in Argentina, Chile, Italy and the USA. As Artistic Director of Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama, Lenzu draws on her diverse background to create thought-provoking and socially-conscious... Read more
Camille Cier is a photographer who works in Paris. She was an optician first and became a photographer thanks to her friends. Woman of the generation X, she photographs her own interrogations, like the loneliness and the relation to the others. Some abandon houses were her frame, she is a traveler... Read more