the olimpias: body spaces
The dance video Geometries, photographs, fantasy histories, stories, poems and track markings were created in a residency with young disabled people.
Director/Choreographer: Petra Kuppers
Video Artist: Sara Domville-Maguire
Sound Artists: Sarah Francis and Sam Richards
Workshop Participants: Melissa Anderson, Sarah Atkinson, Peter Keeley, Derek McCormack, Gill Price, Laura Rutherford, Elliot Thompson, Nayaab Vasi
Thanks to: Tamsin Drury, Jenny Rutter, Paul Smith, David Lland, Rivca Rubin, everyone at Contact and Digitial Summer, Gareth Cole, Shelley Cox, Emma Shaw, Workers Film Association, Dance Subject Team, Alsager MMU, Manchester Multimedia Centre and Network.
Co-commissioned by Digital Summer and Contact with additional support from Contemporary Arts Department, MMU, and LIME (formerly Hospital Arts). Supported by hAb.
contact info for video:
The Olimpias, 60 Salisbury Road, Glocester, Rhode Island 02814, USA
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