Reflection – Freddie Stone: Musical Phenomenologist
This reflection was written by Bob Wiseman, and appeared in the April 2022 edition of the ImprovNotes newsletter. It was in Toronto in the 1980s. I was searching for meaning…
Go To Jail: Confronting a System of Oppression
We’re pleased to announce the publication of an impressive new book, Go To Jail, edited by Students at the Center (SAC), an independent English and Social Studies program working within public…
Stories of Impact: Improvisation & Convivencia in East LA
This short documentary showcases the work conducted by artist fellows as part of the Building Healthy Communities project in Boyle Heights, LA. This video features dozens of community members participating…
Community Building through Formal and Non-Formal Music Learning: An Interview With My Father
By Brent Rowan This podcast, “Community Building through Formal and Non-Formal Music Learning: An Interview with my Father,” was completed as part of Brent Rowan’s Major Research Project for the…
The Digital Incubator sessions (June 25-July 2, 2018) at the Sonic Ars Research Centre, in Queens University Belfast brought together researchers from across the ImprovEnabled project and focused on accessibility and strengths-based approaches to disabilities.
Wolf Lake Tones – highlights reel
Watch the highlights of Wolf Lake Tones – a night of improvisational exploration of the interconnection between the human and the non-human, between language and the environment that happened May 18, 2018 at Silence in Guelph.
Wolf Lake Tones – full event documentation
On May 18, 2018 at Silence Guelph, poets Madhur Anand, Gary Barwin, and Phil Hall were joined by musicians David Lee (double bass), and Georgia Urban (saw), as well as singers Megan De Roover, Shannon Kingsbury, Brian Lefresne, Liane Miedema, Sue Smith, and Carey West (all as voices of birds), for an improvisational exploration of the interconnection between the human and the non-human, between language and the environment.
Play Who You Are: Learning from a Decade of Community Improvisation (2017)
Celebrating 10 years of the Play Who You Are project.
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.