Monday, 8 April 2013

On Collaboration II SYMPOSIUM 18 May 2013, Middlesex University, Hendon, London. GROVE BUILDING


The Performing Arts Department at Middlesex University, with support from the Dance Department at University Campus Suffolk, will be hosting the second symposium on collaboration in performance practice, with a specific focus on the politics of collaboration.
The event will take place on Saturday, 18 May 2013 at Middlesex University, Hendon Campus, North London.

The symposium features a range of research papers and practice interventions, and includes performance installations by Angela Woodhouse and Henrietta Hale as well as Jane Bacon and Vida Midgelow. Gerard Bell and Karen Christopher will be performing their work So Below (Haranczak/Navarre Performance Projects) to conclude the event.

KEYNOTES:
Simon Murray. "Lightness of touch: politics and embodiment in collaboration"
Rosemary Butcher and Susan Melrose. A dialogue. "Just in time: collaborative memory work and judgement in dance-making practices"


PLENARY PANEL:
Mark Franko, Josephine Machon, Simon Murray, Pedro de Senna, Carole-Anne Upton

CONTRIBUTORS include: 
Jane Bacon, Jo Breslin, Julie Brixey-Williams, Camilla Brueton, Jane Carr, Noyale Colin, Jill Cowley, Campbell Edinborough, Steve Fossey, Sara Giddens, Mariella Greil, Simon Jones, Simon Kennedy, Beverley Hood, Ola Johansson, Mark James Hamilton, Tim Jeeves, Alexandra Kolb, Deirdre McLaughlin, Freddie Opoku-Addaie, Eugenie Pastor, Ailsa Richardson, David Roberts, Martina Ruhsam, Stefanie Sachsenmaier, Rajni Shah, Pedro De Senna, Theron Schmidt, Arabella Stanger, Stephanie Schober, Tuuli Tahko, Stuart Tait, Leigh Tredger, Caroline Younger  


The symposium specifically focuses on the politics of collaborative practice in performance-making. Questions of interest include, but are not limited to the following:

•  The politics of working together: relationships between collaborators at work

•  Modes of performance-making: the ongoing search for alternative modes of work

•  Identity and performance: going beyond oneself in contemporary contexts

•  Theorising collaboration: matters of authorship in a networked age

•  Collaboration across disciplinary and cultural borders


Registration is now open via http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/5912346989

Early bird fee £30, concessions £20 (until 18 April 2013)

Full fee thereafter £40, concessions £25 (until 12 May 2013)

Location details of Hendon campus:
Campus Map (for Grove Building):
Free parking is available on campus