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Ann Waltner and Jacqueline Schwab in Conversation

Ann Waltner and Jacqueline Schwab in Conversation Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 4:00pm 1210 Heller Hall Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. Ann Waltner discusses creativity and collaboration with Jacqueline Schwab. They will talk about Schwab’s collaborations with Ken Burns, her work with the durable (and fabulous) band Bare Necessities, […]

International Collaborative Research Forum: Insights and Resources. October 31, 2014

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International Collaborative Research Forum: Insights and Resources Friday, October 31, 2014, 9:00am-3:00pm Northrop Memorial Auditorium, Rooms TBD Please register here. International collaborative research plays a key role in contemporary universities—from addressing global grand challenges to forming boundary-crossing research networks and partnerships. International collaboration drives innovative scholarly inquiry in many fields. The University of Minnesota will […]

Celebration of Ann Waltner, May 9, 2014

Performing the Past and Provoking the Future: Symposium on Interdisciplinary Collaboration 9:30am Painting with Words: Susan Mann and Zhang Hong Download as: audio, small video, or original. A literati family commissioned a painting celebrating three talented family women who lived in China in the nineteenth century. The painting has since been lost. Susan Mann, in […]

Harriet Tarlo and Judith Tucker, November 2012

Harriet Tarlo is a poet who teaches at Sheffield Hallam University, and Judith Tucker is a painter who teaches in the School of Design at Leeds University, both in the United Kingdom.  They are engaged in a collaborative project which engages the landscape in the places they live.  In this interview they talk about engaging […]

October 1, 2012: Solo 1×2 film screening

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Time: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Location: Auditorium of the Bell Museum of Natural History Screening of Bob Hammel’s film “Solo 1×2”followed by discussion with the filmmaker’s daughter and featured dancers Colette Illarde and Laura Selle Virtucio. Sweat, Work, Passion: 6 dancers and 6 choreographers create 6 extraordinary dances. For two years, local filmmaker Bob Hammel followed six […]

September 13, 2012: Dancer as Driver: SOLO and the 2010 and 2011 McKnight Artist Dance Fellows

Download: audio, small video, or original. Panel discussion with the recipients of the 2010 and 2011 McKnight Artist Fellowships for Dancers: Emilie Plauché Flink, Nic Lincoln, Leslie O’Neill, and Amy Behm Thomson, moderated by Mary Ellen Childs, Program Director, McKnight Artist Fellowships at Northrop. These dancers performed solo works created expressly for them on September […]

September 6-9, 2012: Moreechika: Season of Mirage

September 6 to September 9 Choreographer Ananya Chatterjea recently named “Favorite Minnesota Role Model for Women in the Arts” by the Minnessota Women’s Press, and her company, Ananya Dance Theatre (ADT), will present the United States premiere of Moreechika: Season of Mirage. The work will receive its world premiere in July at the “New Waves! 2012” […]

September 4-October 6, 2012: Sacred Space, Contested Terrain

September 4 – October 6, 2012 A group exhibition and related public programs that explore articulations of sacred and contested space in art, architecture and theology. Exhibition Locations and Hours Katherine E. Nash Gallery Regis Center for Art, University of Minnesota 405 21st Avenue South, Minneapolis Parking available nearby at the 21st Avenue ramp, hourly […]

Redesigning the Kitchen: A Mobile Hearth for Collectivist Action (The Kitchen Lab), Summer 2012

A collaboration between the Walker Art Center and the University of Minnesota. Course meets at the Walker Art Center June 18-29, M-F, 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. LA 5405, section 2, 2 credits For: Graduate students and upper level undergraduates from any major, with permission of instructors. Maximum16 students Instructors: Carl DiSalvo, Betsy DiSalvo, and Rebecca Krinke […]

Black Environmental Thought II: Translocal and Transnational Dialogues and Collaborations, 2011-2012

Environmental and agricultural philosophy and ethics deeply inform the practice of  Black environmental thought, sustainable agriculture, and Black relationship to the land.  Yet, the literature base and primary figures are predominantly European American.  For African American environmentalists, farmers and those who have forged a relationship with the outdoors, there is little research or social learning […]

Choreography of the Moving Cell: Bodystorming and Creating a Soundscape, 2011-2012

Over the past two years, the Moving Cell Collaborative developed and deepened a fruitful creative and scientific relationship between biomedical engineer David Odde, choreographer Carl Flink and his performance group Black Label Movement (BLM). The collaborative primarily focuses on illuminating Odde’s scientific research into the cell’s microtubules and the catastrophic system in which they exist; […]

Digital Humanities 2.0 Collaborative, 2011-2012

Digital Humanities 2.0 invites all interested parties at the University of Minnesota to join in advancing artistic creation and scholarly research in the humanities by exploring digitization and Web 2.0 technologies. This IAS collaborative builds on strengths across the University to envision the next generation of digital humanities tools, techniques, and approaches. Excerpts from the proposal […]

Fail, A Research and Creative Collaborative, 2011-2012

This collaborative is the result of conversations and debates about the “future of the humanities.” The stakes of the debate are quite real and affect everyday life on campus (students and faculty alike). However, because the national conversation on this topic often seems to reach a dead end, perhaps due to a différend about the […]

Performing the Enlightenment in the Twenty First Century Collaborative, 2011-2012

This collaborative seeks to organize a conference in December or 2012 that would re-open a discussion on the Enlightenment in times of today’s economic crisis when the basic driver of the academe is the distribution of resources. The propensity to avoid moral considerations and to restrict ourselves to issues of profit and loss—economic questions in […]

Studio Co-Laboratory, 2011-2012

The Studio Co‐Laboratory project brings together creative researchers from the colleges of Liberal Arts, Design, Biological Sciences and Science and Engineering as a catalyst for interdisciplinary research and collaboration informed by concepts and practices in art, architecture, biology, computer and electrical engineering, design, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering and materials science. The humanistic and social nature […]

Theorizing Early Modern Studies

Theorizing Early Modern Studies (TEMS) is a collaborative, interdisciplinary workshop investigating Europe and the wider world during the early modern period (late 16th-early 19th centuries). In addition to training graduate students, furthering the research of our own faculty, and serving as a means of attracting and retaining outstanding faculty in early modern studies, the collaborative […]

Black Label Movement performs at Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory

Black Label Movement (BLM) and the Moving Cell Collaborative was is in residence in the Marine Biological Laboratory for a week-long Physiology course where they performed “HIT” and “A Duet for Wreck.”  On Sunday, July 8 at 4 PM, the collaborators presented an informal performance and lecture-demonstration, “HIT: When Dancers and Scientists Collide,” in the MBL […]

Collective Intelligence: Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities

Digital Humanities 2.0 presentation by Loren Terveen Loren Terveen is a professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota, where his research focuses on theory-based design of online communities: applying theories from the social sciences to create new interaction techniques and algorithms that elicit more positive participation from community members. Professor Terveen […]

The Big Spill – A presentation by Leigh Fondakowski, Thursday, December 1, 2011

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What is the true environmental and human cost of our relentless pursuit of oil? In the wake of what is now being called the largest environmental disaster in United States history, playwright and Tectonic Theater Project member Leigh Fondakowski (The Laramie Project, The People’s Temple) and visual artist Reeva Wortel (Portrait Project) are creating a […]

Choreography of the Moving Cell – Roundtable Discussion

Over the past year the Moving Cell Collaborative has been developing a working version of a “Cellular Catastrophe Arena” in which movement artists can safely recreate the environment found at the microscopic level of the cell. At this roundtable, collaborative participants present an interim report on the progress of the project that includes video by […]

Diane Willow, Faculty Fellow, Spring 2010

Diane Willow (Department of Art, CLA), Spring 2010 Project: “Body Electric” Willow pursued her project in two concurrent areas of creative research within the context of contemporary practices and theories of interactive art: an exploration of the aesthetic implications of divergent cultural perspectives of the body as expressed in the theoretical foundations of traditional Chinese, […]

Choreography and the Brain: A conversation between Random Dance Founder Wayne McGregor and Matt Chafee, September 10, 2009

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This talk can also be downloaded as an audio file (.mp3 – 38.8 MB). Wayne McGregor is a multi award-winning British choreographer, renowned for his physically testing choreography and ground-breaking collaborations across dance, film, music, visual art, technology and science. He is the Artistic Director of Wayne McGregor | Random Dance, Resident Company at Sadler’s Wells […]

Completing Wreck: Situation Time in the Creation of Embodied Art, 2007-2008

As a part of the second year of the University of Minnesota Symposium on Time, the locally based dance theater company Black Label Movement led by Director of the University’s Dance Program Carl Flink continues its examination of the presence of time in the creation of their evening length work Wreck with an open rehearsal featuring all […]

Exploring Collaboration: Defining the Process, 4/14/06

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Asian Film Collaborative, 2005-2007

The Asian Film Collaborative considers the historically produced concept of Asian film with an eye toward the ways in which it has both guided and limited the production and reception of film from Asia through bi-weekly screenings, workshops, an Asian Film Collaborative website, and panel discussions. The collaborative has organized DocuLens Asia, a forum and film […]