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Sentient Performativities 2022 - Sentient Performativities: thinking alongside the human

Date2022-07-03 - 2022-07-06


VenueDartington, Totnes, UK - United Kingdom UK - United Kingdom

KeywordsSomatics; Environment; Culture


Topics/Call fo Papers

Can somatic practices and dance offer new modes of thinking, perceiving and being-with, necessary for an embodied planetary citizenship and stewardship?
How can the increase of somatic awareness within ourselves and our environments invoke greater care, and how can care foster more empathetic, responsible and sustainable action?
Is it possible for such practices to support the development of new ethics, new legislation, updated nature protection, animal rights, new bios, collective actions and new ways of living more connected and sustainable lives.
How does the ecological crisis call on, disrupt, radicalise and transform fields such as dance, choreography and somatic practices?
How can such a way of knowing be trained, passed on and how can it inform new fields within dance and movement practices as well as become relevant beyond the field of dance ?
How do somatic practices inform our work with plants and animals, when we relate from one body to another ?
How can education include animate dimensions of the world ? What are these curriculums that are working on re-growing these capacities in the next generation ?
What can we learn from nature connection practices and indigenous ways to re-kindle the somatic and physical embeddedness within an animate earth?

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