Disability, Arts, and Culture with Alice Sheppard of Kinetic Light Seminar

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Wednesday November 20, 2019
      5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Ferst Center for the Arts
  • Phone: 404-894-9601
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  • Email:
  • Fee(s):
    FREE
  • Extras:
Contact

Es Famojure
Student & Artist Engagement Coordinator
Georgia Tech Arts
esther.famojure@arts.gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Learn more about conversations in disability art and aesthetics, the importance of race and queerness in DESCENT, and the story behind the ramp featured in the performance.

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Get an insider’s view of DESCENT in this seminar with Dr. Alice Sheppard. She will share her research findings and choreographic processes, as well as some of the secrets behind how the work came to be made. Learn more about conversations in disability art and aesthetics, the importance of race and queerness in DESCENT, and the story behind the ramp featured in the performance. Then, spot which of Auguste Rodin’s sculptures appear in the projections and movement vocabulary. You can also learn about the work that went into Kinetic Light’s innovative approach to description for blind and nonvisual audiences with the collective’s groundbreaking new app, Audimance.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.
Ferst Center for the Arts Lobby
This event is FREE - Space is limited, so we encourage you to RSVP to secure your spot.

Registration Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScXmoN87-E5-mi-VuRDQL216Dh-bzsZyDsg9dSWM81eLFIOiw/viewform

Then, don't forget to join us for the Atlanta premiere of DESCENT at the Ferst Center on November 23. Learn more at https://arts.gatech.edu/content/kinetic-light-descent

Additional Information

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Groups

Georgia Tech Arts

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
Categories
Arts and Performance, Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
disability arts advocacy, arts @ tech, arts and culture
Status
  • Created By: Kelly Pierce
  • Workflow Status: Draft
  • Created On: Nov 14, 2019 - 4:41pm
  • Last Updated: Nov 14, 2019 - 4:41pm