E-MOTIONAL Bodies & Cities

body>data>space is producing and hosting ‘London – Mapping the E-Motional City’ Artistic Research with Watermans Art Centre from 14 to 26th January 2013, with an inter-disciplinary group of 5 artists exploring the ‘megatropolis’ and its underlying bodies and emotions.

body>data>space will be hosting the E-Motional Artistic Research Group 2: Gemma Riggs (UK), Mircea Ghinea (Romania), Laura Murphy (Ireland), Kaspers Lielgalvis (Latvia) and Alexis Vassiliou (Cyprus). Read more about the artists here.

E-Motional Bodies and Cities is a two-year European mobility and artistic exchange dance programme gathering artists and managers from six European countries – Romania, Cyprus, Ireland, Latvia, United Kingdom, and Turkey. The flagship of E-Motional is the interdisciplinary artistic research that explores creatively the relations between the human body, the urban and geo-political context and new technologies.

As part of ‘London- Mapping the E-Motional City’ body>data>space invites artists and experts from fields of performance, architecture, design and technology to present during a ‘Vision Evening’. body>data>space, Alex Haw (atmos), Stanza and Active Ingredient will be among the artists sharing their work on mapping emotions and body data into the city.

At the end of the residency there will be a ‘Process Sharing’ where the artists will present the findings of the research in an informal way for a special invited group including the partners of the E-Motional project from Ireland, Cyprus, Latvia, Romania. (The event is on invitation only, but please do get in touch with us if you are interested in attending: interested(a)bodydataspace.net)

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‘London – Mapping the E-Motional City’ Artistic Research is produced and directed by body>data>space with Watermans Art Centre,  supported using public funding by Arts Council England. In association with the Romanian Cultural Institute, with the support of the Cyprus High Commission, the Embassy of Ireland and the Embassy of Latvia.

E-Motional Bodies and Cities is a project developed with support from the Culture 2007-2013 Programme of the European Union, led by Gabriela Tudor Foundation (Romania) with co-organisers Dublin Dance Festival (Ireland), Dance Ireland, The Association of the Professional Dance Choreographers of Latvia (Latvia), Dance House Lemesos (Cyprus) and body>data>space (United Kingdom).

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