Moving beyond silent spectatorship...Finally a place to speak back to that photo-performance.
Friday, April 3 at 6pm in Orwig 315Chris Salter, a Media Artist-Composer of Concordia University, Montreal will present his talk, "The Limit(s) of Perception: The Question of Embodiment in Mediated Environments". The Department of Music presents a year-long interdisciplinary lecture series entitled "Music and the Body" in the coming academic year. Broadly-conceived, the series is designed to inform contemporary and historical music-related questions concerning ritual and dance; display and gesture; gender and sexuality; and perception and memory. Through our choice of speakers and our active promotion efforts, we hope to draw audience members from Cognitive Science, Gender Studies, Theater and Performance Studies, and Anthropology. We also expect to attract members of the university and local communities who are interested in the social, physiological, and psychological aspects of contemporary musical practices. With this diverse group of speakers, we intend to inspire wide-ranging discussions focused on the intersections of performance, reception, ethnography, and the body.