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Director of C-DaRE Sarah Whatley talks about performance research at Coventry University.
Moving the Sensate: Questions of Affect and Embodiment for the 21st Century.
Sandra Reeve and Ecological Movement.
Rosamaria Cisneros summarises the 6th edition of the Digital Echoes Symposium which took place last month.
Centre for Dance Research (C-DaRE) - advancing embodied knowledge in interactive media, wellbeing and cultural heritage. Read more...
The fourth Dance and Somatic Practices Conference, which took place in July 2017, was another great success with over 100 delegates joining for talks.
This project examines an innovative way of empowering persons with conflict-related disabilities in Sri Lanka through a combination of dance and law that was pioneered and piloted by VisAbility, a German association, in mid-2015.
We recently completed the project and received an ‘Excellent’ for the project in our final review. The project has been hugely successful and we are hoping to continue working with our partners on other projects.
This project aims to bring together expertise across disciplines of health and dance to develop the concept of an app that can be used by students to promote self awareness and relaxation through mindful movement. This can also be linked to dealing with related physical recurring pain such as neck and shoulder pain from desk work, etc. In particular, it will draw on somatic movement practices which are a group of activities that link body and mind for wellbeing such as Feldenkrais and Alexander technique.
This lecture is about the ethics of neoclassical gesture in ballet during the 1930s in France in relation to an impending fascism that would soon make itself felt under the Occupation.
Originality, significance and rigour are at the heart of our work and our contribution to economic, social, cultural, policy-influencing, or practice-enhancing research projects is substantial. We have developed two types of research centre that focus our investment and provide greater critical mass. Read more...
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Coventry University is making its journey towards 2020 and our research strategy is designed to encourage and support excellence in research. Our team of leading academics has developed a significant portfolio of high-impact research, and we are gaining momentum as a world-class, innovative institution.