• PuSh Assembly

Critical Ideas: Vancouver Dance Aesthetics in an (Inter)National Frame

Showing on January 29, 2016

Playing at Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts

Touring Intensive with Sherrie Johnson, 2015 PuSh Assembly
Photo: Sarah Race

Ideas Series

Vancouver is a hotbed of choreographic experimentation, dance training and a destination for touring companies. On the occasion of PuSh’s presentation of The Holy Body Tattoo’s monumental, we gather local dance artists to situate their practices within national and global dance currents.


Justine A. Chambers
Mique’l Dangeli, Git Hayetsk Dancers
Vanessa Goodman, Action at a Distance & The Contingency Plan
Jay Hirabayashi, Kokoro Dance & Vancouver International Dance Festival
Rob Kitsos, associate professor, SFU’s School for the Contemporary Arts
Ziyian Kwan, dumb instrument Dance
Natalie LeFebvre Gnam, plastic orchid factory

Critical Ideas is a new initiative with SFU’s Institute for Performance Studies to bring together artists, critics and scholars in a series of critical conversations on formal, social and ideological issues affecting performance practice and reception today. Moderated by Peter Dickinson.

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Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts

149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver (Level 2)


January 29



No reservation or Pass booking required.