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Wednesday, September 4 • 2:15pm - 4:15pm
Working Group Session 1: Bodies and Performance

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Feeling Bad:  Negative Affects, Performance and Bodies.
Session 1 - Shame, Fragility and Resistance: Bodies that feel bad.


Royona Mitra and Simon Ellis

Dancing White Fragility.The central premise of this year’s call for proposals is that ‘as long as there have been bodies, bodies have felt bad’. We examine the construction of white bodies that both wield power and ‘feel bad’ in the UK’s contemporary dance industry. We... Read More →

Lynne McCarthy

Speaking of IMELDA and the performance of hostility/hospitality in Ireland's abortion tourism.In the work of Speaking of IMELDA (2013-2018) and its public dispute with Irish reproductive justice, the hospitality of the Irish State is humorously scrutinized through activist art interventions... Read More →

Wednesday September 4, 2019 2:15pm - 4:15pm BST
Thornlea: TS4