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Philadelphia Dance Projects is taking the year for excavation and expedition…
ex·ca·va·tion - delving and archiving..
PDP is delving into The LOCAL DANCE HISTORY PROJECT, an artist driven archive initiative in partnership with the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries.
ARTISTS DRIVEN ARCHIVE/Dancing through time…In an informative (and exciting!) session with Margery Sly, Director SCRC, Temple Libraries and Terry Fox, Project Director, PDP’s Local Dance History Project,will discuss the general and the specific about archiving work, from what constitutes a collection to copyright, and the several ways to participate in the Local Dance History Project. Open to dance artists and their collaborators, [composers, set designers, photographers, videographers, costumers designers, presenters, etc]. It’s important for dance artists to be part of Philly’s cultural history.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
6:30 PM at PhillyCAM, 699 Ranstead Street
Light snacks…FREE RSVP 215.546.2552 or infophiladanceprojects [dot] org
ex·pe·di·tion - exploring and researching..
Mady Cantor, PDP’s DanceTAG Director will researching national dance education programs at the Luna Dance Institute in Berkeley,CA, the Perpich Center for Arts Education in Minneapolis, MN and the Dance Education Lab in New York City. We value Mady Cantor’s enthusiasm and expertise and look forward to her recommendations and comments for future DanceTAG’s as well as possibly developing other activities or events. This “expedition: is made possible in part with support from the PA Arts Council.
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