Alexandra Murray-Leslie: The Liberation of the Feet: Costuming the Foot for Theatrical Audiovisual Expression As a ‘Gesamtkunstwerk’ (26.11.18)
Monday 26 November 2018 // 15:00-16:00 // Fjordgata 1, 7010 Trondheim
Building upon my established history as a performance artist and pop musician, this keynote performance investigates new ways of costuming the foot for theatrical audiovisual expression as a ‘gesamtkunstwerk’—an all-embracing artwork that adopts and makes use of many artforms and disciplines. Through the development of a series of Computer Enhanced Footwear (CEF) prototypes, this keynote demonstrates how this gesamtkunstwerk came together through the intersection of fashionable costume design, pop music, dance choreography, lens-based work, scenography, kinesiology, sound and lighting system design and 3D fabrication practices. »Read more.
Tuesday 30 October 2018 // 15:00-16:00 // Fjordgata 1, 7010 Trondheim
Why are we in need of diversity in the arts sector, and what forms of diversity are we referring to? How do music spaces like festivals function as inclusionary spaces, for minority groups such as people with disabilities? In my master’s project, I am investigating how diversity and inclusion was implemented as cultural policy during the Norwegian Stoltenberg government period (2005-2013), leading to debates in present time concerning diversity in the cultural sector. »Read more.
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