[IN-PERSON] Shifting Concepts

Yoshiko Chuma

10:00am – 12:00pm
August 2 – August 6, 2021
Movement Research

150 1st Avenue New York, NY 10009

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  • Registration is OPEN!
  • This workshop will happen IN PERSON at Movement Research studios in the East Village, NYC.
  • Workshop participants must be fully vaccinated.

This workshops will happen in-person at Movement Research's First Avenue Studios.

Please note: Workshops participants must be fully vaccinated prior to the start of the workshop.

About this workshop:

Participants will work on shifting concepts from the two dimensional 3:4 rectangle to the body. The investigation process of transformation from intellectual concepts to physical movements will be an exercise for both the brain and the body. We will use our own gestures, words, images and experiences to create movement. Dance is a monologue, flowing resistance activity uses dance to deliver a delicate and powerful message. How do these practices speak to urgent political and global issues today?

Participants will be asked to bring 10 ordinary props that will be explained in the first workshop. They should also bring a camera phone or a laptop.

Shifting concept from two dimension 3:4 rectangle to the body using 10 props integrated to laptop or iPhone.

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[IN-PERSON] Shifting Concepts

Yoshiko Chuma
Mon Aug 2 10:00am - 12:00pm

[IN-PERSON] Shifting Concepts

Yoshiko Chuma
Tue Aug 3 10:00am - 12:00pm

[IN-PERSON] Shifting Concepts

Yoshiko Chuma
Wed Aug 4 10:00am - 12:00pm

[IN-PERSON] Shifting Concepts

Yoshiko Chuma
Thu Aug 5 10:00am - 12:00pm

[IN-PERSON] Shifting Concepts

Yoshiko Chuma
Fri Aug 6 10:00am - 12:00pm

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Yoshiko Chuma (conceptual artist, choreographer/artistic director of The School of Hard Knocks) has been a firebrand in the post-modern dance scene of New York City since the 1980s, has been consistently producing thought-provoking work that is ...