BEING SCENE workshop with Margit Galanter
As part of Summer 2012 Swap/Meet @ Bootleg, a workshop with Margit Galanter will be held on Saturday August 25, 2012, from 11am-2pm.
$25 in advance/ $35 drop-in / $15 with ticket for performance*
Solo action <-> group action, tuning, and warming-up as a compass for compositionally brilliant presencing. One of the mysterious challenges of performing is to see and be seen at the same time, and with that, sensing while acting. In this workshop, we'll investigate our creative practice threads while dealing with the explicit challenges of presence, communication, and collaboration. We'll work in the rich arena of multisensoriality, receptivity, stillness, and one's own unique performativity. Being Scene is a forum for sensuary live installation experiments, highly influenced by the mosaic of somatics and sensory perceptual research.
MARGIT GALANTER's fascination regarding the construction and value of movement has drawn her to collaborative embodied research for decades. Margit is a movement investigator and dance poet living in Oakland, CA, and she presents and teaches inter/nationally places like Mills College, Naropa University, city streets, PS122, Movement Research, SOMAFest, and Pieter Performance. Her work is highly influenced through her ongoing artistic research strands and her long-term practice in movements as diverse as Lisa Nelson's "Tuning" Scores, Steve Paxton's Material for the Spine, Wild Goose qigong, Amerta Movement (Javanese movement meditation developed by Suprapto Suryodarmo), The Feldenkrais Method, and Open Source Releasing technique. In the Bay Area, she collaborates with Abby Crain through Art Workouts, as well as media artist Kadet. Her practice, Physical Intelligence, encompasses her unique perspective, helping people experience the innate clarity and vitality one can uncover through the potency of movement.
Arts Site: www.margitg.wordpress.com
PI Practice: www.physicalintelligence.org
Art Workouts: http://artworkouts.wordpress.com
Show Box LA is partnering with the Bootleg Theater, to continue our mission to support innovation and experimentation in the Los Angeles dance community.
*Tickets for Swap/Meet @ Bootleg performance are available on Bootleg Theater website, www.bootlegtheater.org
Bootleg Theater (View)
2220 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90057
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