Liz Lerman, “Creative Research: Crossing Borders, Disciplines, and Domains”

source: Yale University    2016年6月30日
Shulman Lectures in Science and the Humanities - "Physics of Dance”
“Creative Research: Crossing Borders, Disciplines, and Domains”
Liz Lerman is a choreographer, performer, writer, and educator. She founded Liz Lerman Dance Exchange in 1976 and cultivated the company’s unique multigenerational ensemble into a leading force in contemporary dance. She is currently pursuing new projects with fresh partnerships, including a recent semester at Harvard as an artist-in-residence. Her work Healing Wars just finished touring across the United States. Lerman conducts residencies on the Critical Response Process, creative research, the intersection of art and science, and the building of narrative within dance performance at such institutions as Harvard, Yale, Wesleyan, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and the National Theatre Studio. Her essay collection, Hiking the Horizontal: Field Notes from a Choreographer, was published in 2011. Lerman has received numerous honors, including a MacArthur Fellowship and a United States Artists Ford Fellowship in Dance. Her work has been commissioned by Harvard Law School, Lincoln Center, the American Dance Festival, and the Kennedy Center among many others.

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