TOWARDS: 2019 - writing with bodies & the alienation of the dance - laura aris (BE/ES)

Lecture by Laura Aris (Be/Es)


Wednesday 5 June, 19:00
Lecture “Writing with Bodies & The Alienation of the Dance” by Laura Aris
Tickets: no entrance fee

Laura Aris is a performer, choreographer and international teacher. Her performing experience includes a decade as a formal member of the Belgium company Ultima Vez/Wim Vandekeybus, Lanònima Imperial and General Elèctrica artistic collective, in Barcelona. Currently, she is working as a freelance artist developing her own creative practices, creating several solo works and many collaborative performances.

Lecture “Writing with Bodies & The Alienation of the Dance” on Wednesday, 5th of June
In the lecture “Writing with Bodies & The Alienation of the Dance”, Laura Aris will focus on the specific values in the art of dance and its teaching. The three main themes of this lecture will be:
- The art of teaching
- The development of an artist
- The courage to create
Laura Aris will talk about the sensitive balance between the physical, mental and emotional development and well-being of vocational students as well as professional dancers. “I will be bouncing between these three interconnected and inseparable matters; exposing some ideas, recurring issues, and wonders that I have faced during my professional career, whilst combining my creative works and the pedagogical encounters,” says Laura Aris about the lecture “Writing with Bodies & The Alienation of the Dance”.

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Laura Aris
Photos by Elis Aguirre and Tristen Perez- Martin

The lecture is organized within TOWARDS: 2019.
TOWARDS: is a cycle of intensive workshops that include physical praxis, evening lectures, video screenings and live performances. TOWARDS offers the occasion to explore the work of renowned international artists, gaining an insight into their practice and methodologies as well the philosophical and poetic worlds that trigger their creative research. The project started in August 2018 with Julyen Hamilton’s workshop: Making Dances – Compositional and Poetic Richness.

TOWARDS: is curated by Francesco Scavetta and organised by Vitlycke – Centre for Performing Arts, in collaboration with Sekoia – Artes Performativas. TOWARDS: is supported by the Swedish Cultural Council.

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