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Location: Recorded at The Live Arts Studio, Philadelphia Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe, 919 North 5th St, Philadelphia, PA on March 22, 2011.
Synopsis: Susan Leigh Foster's "Choreographies of Writing" (2011) is an embodied exploration of dance and of writing as choreographic practices. In this performative lecture, Foster teases out the tension—historical and contemporary—between writing about dance, and dance itself. She points to performative writing as an emerging genre articulating and complicating the relationship between the two discipline...
Alt Title(s): Kinesthetic Empathies and the Politics of Compassion
Location: Recorded at The Live Arts Studio, Philadelphia Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe, 919 North 5th St, Philadelphia, PA on September 11, 2011.
Synopsis: In the performative lecture "Kinesthetic Empathies & the Politics of Compassion" (2011), Susan Leigh Foster poses questions of witnessing, empathizing, and knowing as corporeal potentialities. From the outer limits of the possible Foster introduces various theories on empathy—in one example from Monsieur Chevalier Louis de Jaucourt, she explores the viewer's ability to relate to the tightrope wal...
Location: Recorded at The Live Arts Studio, Philadelphia Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe, 919 North 5th St, Philadelphia, PA on March 21, 2011.
Synopsis: Susan Leigh Foster's "The Ballerina's Phallic Pointe" is a performative lecture exploring the sexual and gender constructs within balletic dance. Countering Romantic era ideas of the ballerina as the hyperfeminine subject, Foster reorients conventional understandings toward the ballerina as the vehicle for performing masculine desire. The ballerina is the central focus throughout the performance—...
Location: Recorded in São Paulo, Brazil on January 17, 2013 as part of the 8th annual Hemispheric Institute Encuentro entitled Cities, Bodies, Action: The Politics of Passion in the Americas.
Synopsis: Christine Greiner (Brazil) is Professor in the Department of Body Languages, Graduate Program of Communication and Semiotics and the Undergraduate Course of Communication and Body Arts at the Catholic University of São Paulo, Brazil. She is the author of “Butô, pensamento em evolução”, “Teatro Nô e o Ocidente”, “O Corpo, pistas para estudos indisciplinares”, The Body in Crisis, and several articl...