In Why I’m Here, director João França provides a glimpse into a magical world where musicians of diverse ages and abilities come together in an inclusive and supportive environment to explore the possibilities of improvisational collaborations.
A short video documenting the culminating performance of the 2018 Guelph and Cambridge Drum Clubs, directed by Richard Burrows and in partnership with KidsAbility.
How do we engage with these dissonances or alterities in our expectations?
How do we, as facilitators and pedagogues, resist a more utilitarian urge to maximize what might appear to be group agreement in the space, at the cost of the outliers? Might we, as guides through these spaces, have an obligation to address these outliers in these moments of tension?
And, what does this teach us about our facilitative practice and how we approach difference?
In a solo performance/lecture Prof Vida L Midgelow eats her words, ingests knowledge, animates her dead self and dances everywhere and nowhere, at the University of Regina 2017 improvisation and mobility conference.
A short documentary about the Liquid Art Project featuring artists, community partners, and researchers from Regina discussing mentorship, live painting, and community-engaged research.
IICSI’s Stories of Impact are a new series exploring IICSI’s research and the wide-ranging impacts. In celebration of the 10th anniversary of KidsAbility and IICSI’s partnership, filmmaker Erin MacIndoe Sproule created this short film exploring the impact of this program on Talia, a participant of Play Who You Are over many years.
IICSI’s Stories of Impact are a new series exploring IICSI’s research and the wide-ranging impacts. In celebration of the 10th anniversary of KidsAbility and IICSI’s partnership, filmmaker Dawn Matheson created this short film exploring the impact of this program on Katy, a participant of Play Who You Are over many years.
Building on the concept of a “teaching community,” Heble and his contributors explore what it might mean for teachers and students to reach outside the walls of the classroom to establish meaningful connections between the ideas and theories they have learned, and the broader community beyond campus.
In 2015/16, IICSI and partners DodoLab and Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington worked together on a project called “Recipe for Life.” Recipe for Life brought a group of newcomers and other Guelph residents together to eat delicious food, to appreciate the role of food in their lives and identities, and to discuss ways that improvisation can help in adapting…
The Plenary Panel, Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice: Research Results Showcase was presented during the 2013 Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium. Moderator: Ellen Waterman (Faculty of Music, Memorial University of Newfoundland) Georgina Born (Faculty of Music, University of Oxford, UK), Improvisation and Social Aesthetics David Lametti (Faculty of Law, McGill University), Improvisation, Law, and Justice George…