Exhibitions, Performances and Screenings

“Le Traumatisme”: Performance at Vane Gallery (26 July 2014, Newcastle)

You are invited to ‘Le Traumatisme’ performance at Vane Gallery, Newcastle, on Saturday 26 July 8-10pm. Doors open at 7:30pm. This Push Push Practice performance event combines newly developed contemporary dance theatre, contemporary music, and cinematography, all inspired by the theme of trauma. For more information, click here.    

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Exhibitions, Performances and Screenings

Undissolved (Performance, London, 17-18 July 2014)

‘Bodies never lie’ – Agnes de Miller Visual Art and Performance. Presence and Absence. Though seemingly unrelated pairs of words, there is an intrinsic undercurrent of rhythm which connects practice based disciplines towards each other – this often brings out various connections, connotations, and inferences. All 12 artists exhibiting engage Read more…

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Arts in Health

Space and Place in the Health Humanities, plus a Masterclass on the Geography of a Dance Intervention – Prof Sarah Atkinson (Seminar, Edinburgh, 23 Jan 2014)

The sixth Scottish Health Humanities Seminar and Masterclass will be on Thursday 23 January 2014. Prof Sarah Atkinson, Deptartment of Geography, Durham University. Co-Director of Belief, Understanding and Wellbeing, Wolfson Research Institute, and Associate Director, Centre for Medical Humanities Public Seminar: Space and Place in the Health and Medical Humanities Thursday 23 January Read more…

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Arts in Health

Using Dance as an Intervention: Can dance help prevent and decrease psychological and health-related problems among young women?

Elizabeth Sharp, Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies at Texas Tech University and Honorary Fellow, Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University, writes: Despite the alarmingly high rates of disordered eating on US college campuses, very few prevention efforts have been successful. The evidence is clear that women’s bodies are Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

Geography, Art & Dance: Conference of Irish Geographers sessions (Galway, 16-18 May 2013)

As part of the Conference of Irish Geographers, and as a collaboration between the Space and Place Research Collaborative and Galway Dance Days, we are hosting a series of performances, workshops, and discussions across the fields of geography, art and dance, and interrogating various creative and embodied research practices. Session Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities