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Workshop: Daily Practice – Through a Performative Lens by artist and educator Kelly Reedy and choreographer Susan Sentler

20 Oct 2018, Sat 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
3 Nov 2018, Sat 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
The Seminar Room, Block 43 Malan Road

Registration is required via Peatix:

20 October — https://dailypractice.peatix.com/
3 November — https://dailypractice3nov.peatix.com/

Rooted in the varied modes of performance by artists within the exhibition Stagings. Soundings. Readings. Free Jazz II, this workshop explores activities and strategies to stretch our daily embodied and sensory awareness. It will facilitate participants in discovering and physicalising the building blocks utilised as material for the various performative modalities experienced. Moreover, through play and tuning in to somatic (bodily) knowledge, the over-riding exhibition theme of climate change can be proactively dialogued and questioned.

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BIOGRAPHIES

Kelly Reedy (United States/Singapore) has worked in Singapore for over 18 years as an artist and educator, holding an MA in Education, Hunter College, and an MA in Art Therapy, LASALLE College of the Arts. She has exhibited her artworks internationally in Paris, Chicago, and Berlin, as well as locally at Jendela Visual Arts Space, Esplanade, Singapore Tyler Print Institute, and Alliance Française. Reedy has developed educational resources for the National Gallery Singapore and trained teachers at the National Institute of Education, specialising in visual arts education in museums and galleries. Reedy is a long-term collaborator for NTU CCA Singapore’s workshop for teachers.

Susan Sentler (United States/United Kingdom/Singapore) is a choreographer, teacher, researcher, director, dramaturg, and performer. She was senior lecturer at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance for 18 years and has taught globally in the field of dance for over 30 years. Sentler performed with the Martha Graham Ensemble, and has recently returned to performing in works by artists such as Tino Sehgal, Xavier le Roy, and Jérôme Bel. Her multi-disciplinary practice is anchored by a honed somatic relationship to image, working in gallery and museum contexts to create “responses” or “activations” for specific visual artworks as well as generating personal durational installations. She is a lecturer at the School of Dance & Theatre at LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore.

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A public programme of Stagings. Soundings. Readings. Free Jazz II.

Image caption: Irina Baldini in stroke/sky/stroke. Courtesy Susan Sentler.