Symposium on dance and ecology next weekend

The Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Art, Nature and Dance will be holding its third annual symposium next weekend, to survey and discuss interdisciplinary work at the intersection of dance and ecology.¬† “Slow Networks: Discovering the Urban Environment Through Collaborations in Dance and Ecology” will include presentations from past participants in iLAND’s residencies, general discussion panels and hands-on workshops in the field.¬† Panelists and presenters will include:

Stewardance, a collaborative exploration of the relationship between street tree stewardship and mindful movement through the urban environment.

River to Creek, a participatory research project drawing attention to the geographic and ecological connections across the industrial landscape of North Brooklyn.

SIP (Sustained Immersive Process)/Watershed, an investigation into the NYC Regional watershed viewed as a meta-choreography of the historical, geological, and cultural layers of the interaction of built and natural phenomena of water in the region.

The symposium also has its own blog.

March 25th, 7-9pm and March 26th, 10am-5pm
@ The New School, rooms TBA
Reservations and more information  at 212-375-8283 or

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