Partners

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Koumaria

Since 2009 the artist collective Medea Electronique has organized annually a 10-day experimental artist residency, Koumaria, near Sparta in Greece, focusing on improvisation and new media practices. Avant-garde artists from…

Coastal Jazz and Blues

The story of Coastal Jazz and Blues Society is the story of determination, passion, idealism, community, and of course, music. Founded in 1985 and incorporated in 1986, as a community…

Give Yourself Credit

Give Yourself Credit provides vulnerable youth with an opportunity to obtain high school credits in a community setting. For youth who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, have personal…

UCSB – Centre for Black Studies Research

The University of California, Santa Barbara – Centre for Black Studies Research is one of the six site partners for IICSI; George Lipsitz is Site Coordinator. With deep expertise in collaborative,…

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Memorial University of Newfoundland is one of the six site partners for IICSI.  Under the care of Site Coordinator Ellen Waterman, the Memorial site is home to an active set of…

University of Regina

The University of Regina is one of the six site partners for IICSI and is home to the Regina Improvisation Studies Centre (RISC), a hub for improvisation-related creative, intellectual, and…

University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia is one of the six site partners for IICSI; Kevin McNeilly is Site Coordinator. The UBC site holds an annual improvisation-themed colloquium in collaboration with Coastal…

McGill University

McGill University is one of the six site partners for IICSI. Under the leadership of Site Coordinator Eric Lewis, McGill is home to active research projects, frequent reading group and conference…

University of Guelph

The University of Guelph is one of the six site partners for IICSI, and home to Director, Ajay Heble, as well as an active cluster of research team members. Guelph…

Music, Media, and Place (MMaP)

The Research Centre for the Study of Music, Media and Place (MMaP) was established in 2003 to initiate and enable music research within the academic and general community. Many of MMaP’s…