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Category: Migrant Bodies

Alexa Mardon, the writer for the Vancouver residencies during the recently concluded Migrant Bodies international choreographic research project, has created a beautiful book of poems, illustrations, photographs and collected materials which came out of the project. We have a very limited number of free copies available, which may be picked up in the main lobby of Scotiabank Dance Centre. Here’s... Read more

The Migrant Bodies Project returned to Vancouver last week, kicking off the second round of residencies. Alexa Mardon, one of the project’s writers, provides this guest post: In November 2014, when the project last landed in Vancouver, the group's time was largely spent outside of the studio absorbing some of the stories surrounding this place and its relationship to migration. This... Read more
Posted on February 13, 2015 in Migrant Bodies

The Migrant Bodies Project returned to Vancouver this week, and this guest post from Montreal dance artist Ginelle Chagnon invites you to participate in her research through an installation in our lobby: Since the Migrant Bodies Project began in Bassano, Italy in the summer of 2014, many basic questions have been haunting me. Thinking of migration in different ways has awakened old and new reflections... Read more

Su-Feh Lee is a Vancouver dance artist who is taking part in Migrant Bodies, a major two-year international research project undertaken by The Dance Centre with partner organizations in Montreal, France, Italy and Croatia, which examines migration in European and Canadian societies. Following her inspiring presentation (‘magical’ was the most frequent comment) at the first Vancouver... Read more

Migrant Bodies is a major two-year international choreographic research project undertaken with partners in Vancouver, Montreal, France, Italy and Croatia. The artistic team is working in Vancouver November 17-27 and Alexa Mardon, one of the project’s writers, provides this insight into their research process: On Monday last week, the Migrant Bodies Project artists arrived in Vancouver,... Read more

The Dance Centre’s Executive Director Mirna Zagar introduces Migrant Bodies, a major two-year international research project undertaken with partners in Montreal, France, Italy and Croatia, which comes to Vancouver November 17-26. One year ago, I was thrilled to see the launch of Migrant Bodies - a project created in partnership with Comune di Bassano del Grappa [Italy], La Briqueterie... Read more