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Oliver Scott

in Coventry

CityShapes (My City, My Art)

PRESENTED ON MAR 01, 2016
IN COVENTRY @ TWINSTORY ARTISTS' EVENT

Oliver Scott is Creative Director of Mercurial Dance. Here he talks about his dance practice in relation to the city in which he makes his work. This presentation was part of a special PK held simultaneously in Volgograd, one of Coventry's twin cities, see twinstory.org.

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Odissi Dance and Me

BY MASAKO ONO
@ VOL 73 ON MAY 26, 2010

Masako Ono has lived in India for over 10 years, drawn to the country because she wanted to learn more about a dance style called "odissi." Ono is back in Tokyo to not only share what she's been experiencing there, but also to produce events and workshops in Tokyo as well. The presentation is mostly in English, with a bit of Japanese.
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Being a 'Product' of My Environment

BY JULIA HARVIE
@ VOL 19 ON MAY 25, 2014

Julia Harvie// REMAP// on being a 'product' of my environment

Julia Harvie shares some of her installation pieces, performance art and dance projects, revealing how her environment heavily affects her artwork.

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A VERY Brief History of American Belly Dance

BY JO ROSS
@ VOL 22 ON MAY 18, 2014

Jo Ross takes us through a brief history of the origins of American Belly dance as we know it today. Little did we know the origins are many and varied!  

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Developing Trans-Local Dialogues (My City, My Art)

BY RACHELLE VIADER KNOWLES
@ TWINSTORY ARTISTS' EVENT ON MAR 01, 2016

Rachelle Viader Knowles is an artist and academic. Here she talks about her own practice, developing trans-local dialogues and how the students at Coventry University engage with the city and use it as an inspiration and foil for their emerging practice. This presentation was part of a special PK held simultaneously in Volgograd, one of Coventry's twin cities, see twinstory.org.

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Ballet, Pulp Fantastic Genre Masquerading as High Art... (or How I Got my Husband to Appreciate Ballet)

BY MATTIE DO
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 02, 2016

Mattie Do challenges the conception of ballet as high art and presents the horror film aspects of ballet. Mattie is a classically trained ballet dancer turned filmmaker living in Vientiane, Laos.

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How Fashion Saved My Life

BY MARSHA DANZIG
@ VOL 30 ON FEB 23, 2017

Marsha Danzig's presentation from Pecha Kucha Dayton, Volume 30, recorded February 23rd, 2017. At every stage of her life, facing new and different challenges, Marsha found solace in fashion and self-reinvention.

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Dance is the BEST

BY ERIK THURMOND
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Eric Thurmond is often asked what it means to be a dancer...to which he wonders if people understand what dance actually is. At PechaKucha Night NYC, he explains the four elements of dance, with some live demonstrations! 

Erik is a performer from Snellville, Georgia. He has danced all over the world and shown his work in Atlanta, New Orleans, Birmingham, Houston, Detroit and New York City. His work centers around ideas of obsession, control and desire.

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ArtLab J

BY JOORI JUNG
@ VOL 27 ON APR 07, 2016

Joori Jung is a dancer and choreographer who has performed around the world receiving top accolades in national and international competitions. She is the artistic director and founder of ArtLabJ and Detroit Dance City Festival. Currently Joori has focused her attention to expanding contemporary dance and art programs in Detroit.

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On the Ascension

BY ASCENSION DANCE
@ VOL 33 ON OCT 03, 2017

Benji and AJ introduce us to Coventry's newest dance company and their own stories into the world of dance.