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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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