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Congress UBC 2019 workshop and showcase
June 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
Practice-based researchers and artists affiliated with the IICSI and with the journal Critical Studies in Improvisation/Études critiques en improvisation: (Kevin McNeilly, Sara Ramshaw, Paul Watkins, Tom Sholte, Rebecca Caines, Michelle Stewart, Ellen Waterman, Jing Xia, Kristen Lewis, Bronwyn Mallory, Julia Ulehla, and Aram Bajakian), will present overviews of the many projects, performances, interventions and community partnerships that IICSI research initiative has created and supported, with a particular emphasis on work at and around UBC and Vancouver. After a short break, IICSI members led by Jennifer Wilsey, will lead a massive, open-air Deep Listening exercise, emerging from the work of Pauline Oliveros. The program will conclude with the guided departures of attendees on improvised sound-walks across the campus.
Free and open to everyone.
Monday, June 3, 12-3pm
Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Center – IRSHDC Amphitheatre
Come and listen, and be inspired!
12:00 – 14:00: presentations and performances (approximately 8 presentations involving about 15 researchers)
14:15 – 14:45: massive Deep Listening
14:45 – 15:00: guided departures on improvised sound-walks
Visit the Congress 2019 website to learn more.