Disability, Arts, and Culture with Alice Sheppard of Kinetic Light Seminar

A Conversation Presented by Georgia Tech Arts

November 14, 2019

Atlanta, GA

Get an insider’s view of DESCENT in this seminar with Dr. Alice Sheppard. She will share her research findings and choreographic processes, as well as some of the secrets behind how the work came to be made. Learn more about conversations in disability art and aesthetics, the importance of race and queerness in DESCENT, and the story behind the ramp featured in the performance. Then, spot which of Auguste Rodin’s sculptures appear in the projections and movement vocabulary. You can also learn about the work that went into Kinetic Light’s innovative approach to description for blind and nonvisual audiences with the collective’s groundbreaking new app, Audimance.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.
Ferst Center for the Arts Lobby
This event is FREE - Space is limited, so we encourage you to RSVP to secure your spot.

Registration Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScXmoN87-E5-mi-VuRDQL216Dh-bzsZyDsg9dSWM81eLFIOiw/viewform

Then, don't forget to join us for the Atlanta premiere of DESCENT at the Ferst Center on November 23. Learn more at https://arts.gatech.edu/content/kinetic-light-descent

 

Image description: Alice is a light skinned multi-racial woman with brown, yellow and copper streaks in her curly hair. She smiles and gazes at the camera. A necklace of Autumn colored beads sits around her neck. Photo by Beverlie Lord.

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Es Famojure, Student & Artist Engagement Coordinator, Georgia Tech Arts esther.famojure@arts.gatech.edu