Dance Dialogue Making Space – April 11

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on developments in public space and the role you can take as an artist
Lecture and conversation with dr. Ir. Marc Glaudemans, Ulrika Kinn Svensson and Heleen Volman

Burgemeester Brokxlaan 8-79 SB 5041 TILBURG
8 – 10 pm
Free e
Drinks – cash only

Through centuries, artists consider public space also as their work field. Contemporary artists like Christo, Kurt Perschke, Dan Graham, Benjamin Verdonck and Dries Verhoeven surprise us in public parks and on the streets. At the same time Fontys Dance Academy asks her students during their yearly project to work in public space.

What is this public space we’re talking about? Do we ever think about what it really means for us? And if we see the city we are living in change, will the meaning of its public space also change? How can we take a look at today’s public space? What was it and what is it now? Where will we go? And if public space is our work field, what roles can we take as a person and an artist?

After a brief introduction by Ulrika Kinn Svensson, artistic advisor at Fontys Dance Academy and Heleen Volman, artistic director of DansBrabant, Marc Glaudemans will lead us expertly along these and other questions.

Dance Dialogues is a collaboration between Tilburg Dansstad, DansBrabant and Fontys Dance Academy. This edition is organized in the context of the Erasmus + project Inclusive Dance: The transferable skills of the Dance Artist (2014-2017).

About Marc Glaudemans
Marc Glaudemans is lector (professor) of regional and urban strategies at Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts (FHK) in Tilburg. He combines this position with the position as Director of Studies of the MSc programs in architecture and urbanism (MA+U Master of Architecture // Master of Urbanism) at FHK. In 2006 Marc founded Stadslab European Urban Design Laboratory, as a postgraduate international program. Stadslab has developed into a think tank and international urban design laboratory, with a track record of programs in Europe and Asia (Japan). Current programs under preparation involve cities in Georgia, South Africa, Portugal and the Netherlands. Marc graduated in Architecture and Urbanism and holds a PhD in Architectural Theory and History. He lectured at several Dutch and International universities and participated in many international conferences. In 2014-2015 he was visiting professor at the Institute for Design and Urbanism at ITMO University in St Petersburg. In 2016 he started an Executive MSc in the Cities program of the London School of Economics (LSE).

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