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Events Calendar

CURRENT ACTIVITIES 
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February 8, 4:30-6:30pm

Nothing with Victoria
Residency Room: EV 10.785

What happens in the space/time that fills this “gap”? Is this another opportunity for/adventure in another kind of “doing nothing”?

Come join me to find out…

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March 6, 6-8:30pm

Silly Sexy Awkward Dance Party #3 with Tornado Trish

Cheesy aerobics meets dance music, mood lighting, and optional biodegradable glitter all to help you get into your best wiggly, giggly, lunging and prancing self. All are welcome!

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February 16, 2-5pm

Performative Compositions or How to create an umbrella?Residency Room (EV 10.785)

Visiting researcher Pati Ragazzon proposes a hands-on workshop on performative compositions and (neuro)diverses scenes. Bring comfy clothes and if possible, fabric, thread, scissors and damaged/old umbrellas.

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March 7, 12-2pm

LePARC Lunch
 

A gathering moment to celebrate your arrival or return, share ideas, questions and what we are up to. Bring your lunch, come when you can and stay as long as you like.

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February 23, 5-7pm

there is space to...
Residency Room (EV 10.785)

‘there is space to…’ is a new series for performative encounters initiated by Adriana Minu. Practitioners from all disciplines are invited to improvise together under permeable frameworks.

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April 29 & 30, 2023

Embodied Interventions 2023

A student-driven and student-designed performance showcase bringing together artists, researchers and collaborators across disciplines. 

More soon!
PAST ACTIVITIES 
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February 7, 4-5:30pm

How to stay a human when you dance with a machine
Milieux Resource Room (EV 11.705)
 

Interactive digital artist and artist-in-residence at LePARC Tim Murray-Browne shares his work unsupervised AI, dance and belonging.

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January 30, 2023, 2-3pm

A Walk in LePARC with Adriana Minu
 

Adriana has been reclaiming her body from deep enrapturing tensions, learning what qualities can be nurtured in spaces that welcome alterity. Expect an experimental format: vocal solutions, digressions and improvisations.

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December 2 2022, 1-2pm

First Performance Jam!
Video Production Studio: EV 10.760

Do you dance, perform, make music, sound, plays, costumes, scenography, experiments? You are invited to meet in the space through improvisation. All disciplines are welcome.

EV 10.760
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Oct 5, Nov 2, Dec 7 2022, Jan 11 2023. 12-14h

Nothing with Victoria

A gathering moment to celebrate your arrival or return, share ideas, questions and what we are up to. Bring your lunch, come when you can and stay as long as you like.

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May 7 + 8, 2022

Embodied Intervention 2022

An interdisciplinary student-run showcase of experimentation, collaboration & performance-based works.

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Mar 16 - Apr 16, 2022, 10-13h

Body Archeology with Tatiana Koroleva

Ancestral Memory in the Context of (Im)migration: a biweekly (Wed & Sat) workshop series and performance creation exploring genetic memory.

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Feb 9, 2022 - 13-15h

The ABCs of Dramaturgical Ecologies #2

A conversation between Stéphane Martelly (University of Waterloo, CA) and 'Funmi Adewole (De Montford University, UK).

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November 4, 2021 - 14h-15h

De-\Re-coding International Law Through Art

Oonagh Fitzgerald shares approaches and art that instigate new codes of values seeking to overcome the multiple crises of the Anthropocene.

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April 20, 2021, 12-14h

LePARC Lunch with Max Hunter & Christine Bellerose

For this gathering artist-researchers join an informal conversation with LePARC, sharing their projects, practices and questions.

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March 23, 2021, 12-14h

LePARC Lunch with Undergraduate Fellows

Undergraduate Fellows Elena Stoodley and Quinlan Green share their practices, in this informal discussion with the artist-researchers of LePARC.

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Ben Sheer

January 22, 2021, 11-13h

A Walk in LePARC w/ Bar Altaras, 11-13h

A performance screening and Q&A with Irsael-based dance artist Bar Altaras about her new work, Roots of One Body, Open to all!

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November 21-22, 2020

Expanded Workshops:
Alys Longley & lo bil

Embodied explorations and virtual space with Alys Longley (Auckland, NZ) and lo bil (Toronto), and with the Centre de création O Vertigo.

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February 7, 12-2pm

LeP Lunch & Bodystorm: Embodied Interventions 2023
 

EI is student-driven and designed. Come learn more and exchange ideas and desires for this spring's edition. Join us in EV 10.765.

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December 2 2022, 1-2pm

there is space to fall
 

‘there is space to…’ is a new series for performative encounters initiated by Adriana Minu. Practitioners from all disciplines are invited to improvise together under permeable frameworks.

EV 10.785
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November 29 12-14h

LePARC Lunch #3
 

A gathering moment to celebrate your arrival or return, share ideas, questions and what we are up to. Bring your lunch, come when you can and stay as long as you like.

EV 10.765
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October 25, 12-14h

LePARC Lunch #2
 

A gathering moment to celebrate your arrival or return, share ideas, questions and what we are up to. Bring your lunch, come when you can and stay as long as you like.

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April 11 2022, 17h30-19h45

OPEN SCORES with Lo Bil

Finding ways to be together in our not knowing: holding space for one another individually and collectively without having to use language to describe what we’re working on.

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Feb 16, 2022 - 12-13h

EI 2022:  Let's bodystorm some interventions!

Learn about EI 2022 in connection with Milieux's year-end showcase, propose ideas and brainstorm together about what it could look like.

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December 14, 2021 - 15h-18h

Returning to the Trees—the Technological Burnout Crisis 

A RISE event and proposition in Sheena Bernett's Ph.D. thesis: Composing with the Event-Techniques that Move Toward Neurodiverse Perception/Sensation.

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November 2, 2021 12h30

LePARC Lunch with Sara Hanley

Sara Hanley joins other members in an informal online conversation with LePARC, sharing her projects, practices and questions.

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April 15, 18h30

CLOrk: Opera in LePARC

Juanita Marchand Knight's networked mini opera "Mixed Messages, No Pants": an improvisatopera about pandemic job loss, artificial intelligence, and pyjama bottoms.

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March 16, 2021, 16-17h30

Streams of Resistance: Black Bodies in Space-Time

A conversation with artist scholars Deanna Bowen (CA) and Kara Keeling (US) to articulate the (de)construction of narratives around blackness.

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Olivia McGilchrist

December 11, 2020

RISE Critical reflection #1
11h30-13h

A public discussion around RISE: a LePARC-based research-creation project investigating cataclysmic scenarios in 10 mini-operas.

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February 6, 2023, 6-8pm

Silly Sexy Awkward Dance Party #2 with Tornado Trish
 

Cheesy aerobics meets dance music, mood lighting, and optional biodegradable glitter all to help you get into your best wiggly, giggly, lunging and prancing self. All are welcome!

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January 20, 2023, 2-3:30pm

A Walk in LePRC with Bek Berger
 

Berger is an Australian curator, artist and creative producer based in Riga, Latvia. Join us to talk about interdisciplinary concerns in creative process and professional practices!

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November 22, 2023, 12-2pm

Silly Sexy Awkward Dance Party

Get your boogie on with

Tornado Trish and potential guest appearance of MC Diamond Don for the first of many Silly Sexy Awkward Dance Parties. All are welcome.

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September 27, 12-14h

LePARC Lunch #1 - Welcome!

A gathering moment to celebrate your arrival or return, share ideas, questions and what we are up to. Bring your lunch, come when you can and stay as long as you like.

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April 7 2022, 14-16h

The ABCs of Dramaturgical Ecologies #3

In conversation with Daniel McNeil (Queen's University, CA) and SERAFINE1369 (London, UK), on friction and opacity.

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Feb 23, 2022 - 10-12h & 13-17h

A Walk in LePARC:  Performance and AI

A discussion with Frederik de Bleser about performance and AI, and the LAbO Summer School. Performers are invited to activate an AI Dancer!

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Nov 29- Dec 3, 2022 - 13h-18h

Decoding & Reimagining Post-human Identity

A mixed media art exhibition and social engagement, by Oonagh E. Fitzgerald from November 29 to December 3, with Friday finissage.

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May 1 & 2, 2021 - 13h-16h

Workshops with the CCOV: Amanda Piña + Wynn Holmes

2nd Edition of our expanded, embodied and virtual workshops, in collaboration with the Centre de Création O Vertigo.

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March 30, 12-14h

LePARC Lunch with April White & Dorian Bell

For this gathering April and Dorian join an informal conversation with LePARC, sharing their projects, practices and questions.

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January 26, 2021, 12-14h

LePARC Lunch with Dramaturgical Ecologies

For this gathering the artist-researchers of Angelique's project, Dramaturgical Ecologies join an informal conversation with LePARC.

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Antoine Giroux

December 18, 2020

Human-human with lo bil
13-14h30

For our last gathering before the break: a playful experiment in shared presence and performance with lo bil, extending our CCOV collaboration.

Walks in LePARC 

LePARC hosts researchers and artists to give workshops, performances, presentations, and other forms of shared inquiry, open to all members and the public.

Winter 2020

Public Recordings

January 10 2020, 13h-15h

Milieux Resource Room EV.11.705

 

Skeleton Conductor with Hanna Pajala-Assefa VR Workshop/Experience

February 10-22, 2020

Misha Penton: Voice and Performance Devising

Workshop

March 10-12, 2020, 14h-16h

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Embodied 
Interventions 

Embodied Interventions is a week-long performative platform for the research-creation projects of LePARC’s student membership that culminates in a weekend of presentations, performances, discussions, workshops. 

Spring 2020

Creation: May 4th – 8th, 2020 - REORIENTED

Presentation: May 9th – 10th 2020 (2-7pm) - CANCELLED

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LabO 

A laboratory for young creators, by Antwerp based-production platform for new music and interdisciplinary arts within the deSingel's International Summer School, for interaction between the various arts disciplines: dance, music, fine arts and others.

Summer 2020
 

August 24th-30th 2020

Online

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LabO 
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