TUNING SCORES Laboratory – Composition, communication, and the sense of imagination
October 22 – October 26
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
10:00 am-2:00 pm
A multi-sensorial approach to the questions: what do we ‘see’ when we look at dance? what do we ‘see’ from within the dance?’ The scores offer inner and outer communication tools and practices that make apparent the ways each of us sense and make sense of movement. A playful and rigorous dialogue-in-action about space, time, movement, and the innate desire to compose our experience. Creators/Performers in any discipline (dance, music, visual art, theater, science, engineering, farming) are welcome.
Lisa Nelson is a dance-maker, improvisational performer, and collaborative artist who has been exploring the role of the senses in the performance and observation of movement since the 70s. She performs, teaches and creates dances in diverse spaces on many continents, and maintains long-term collaborations with other artists, including Steve Paxton, Daniel Lepkoff, Scott Smith, and Tuning Band-Brussels. She co-edits Contact Quarterly since 77 and was encouraged by a “Bessie” in 1987 and an Alpert Award in 2002. In mid-October, she’ll present a collaborative work with Paxton at DIA: Chelsea. She lives in Vermont.