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Economics, Mental Health, and “The Industry”

Economics, Mental Health, and “The Industry”

A Reflection of Sorts by Drew Weinstein

 

About a year after I graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelors of Arts in Drama and a Music Minor, I experienced my first of what was to become many panic attacks. Half a year or so after graduating, I moved to New York City to pursue my dream of creating and directing what I perceived to be “experimental” and “immersive” works of theatre and performance (I know those are kind of…

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Added by Drew Weinstein on July 22, 2019 at 1:42pm — No Comments

ESSAY // Movement as Language, Healing, and Liberation

I have been dancing since I first felt the flesh surrounding me in my mother’s womb. Dance for me, like many and most I know, is my purest form of expression. It opens light inside of me, and has been a language between my brain, my body, and my spirit that only I can fully understand. 

When I think of dance, I think of movement, performing, being in motion. This dance, this movement…

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Added by Nana Chinara on July 13, 2019 at 7:59am — No Comments


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Working with the Environment through Dance and Film

*Photo by Natalie Deryn Johnson*

The LEIMAY Fellowship is supplying me with the space and resources to create the second film in the environmental dance film series,…

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Added by Kelly Todd on July 12, 2019 at 4:49pm — No Comments

Re-Performing Asian-ness

What are the words you use to identify yourself?

Where do you call home?

What is your relationship with “your countries?”

Where do you go to be Asian?

How do you stay Asian?

Do you ever feel like you need to present your Asian-ness?

What’s your relationship to the broader POC community?

When did you learn about the history of Asian discrimination in the United…

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Added by Rebecca Fitton on July 12, 2019 at 4:47pm — No Comments


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Creating performance through the lens of a photographer

Creating performance through the lens of a photographer:

      Preface: The intended reader is all sides of the article: choreographer, photographer, and audience. 

      The following is a compilation of…

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Added by Effy Grey on July 11, 2019 at 10:57pm — No Comments


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INTERVIEW // The City of Ladies: a question of where

This article is a contribution from 2018-2019 LEIMAY Fellowship Artist Jenna Kirk. The LEIMAY Fellows are a group of local artists working individually throughout the year at the LEIMAY studio.…

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Added by Jenna Kirk on May 28, 2019 at 11:36pm — No Comments

PERCEPTIONS // PROCESS // NOX

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PERCEPTIONS // NOX

Disclaimer: This article is a contribution from 2018-2019 LEIMAY Fellowship Joy Douglas. The LEIMAY Fellows are a group of local artists working individually throughout the year at the LEIMAY…
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Added by Joy Douglas on May 6, 2019 at 10:48pm — No Comments

Perception // no thing - a contemplation

Jim Livingstone in Custer, South Dakota.



Perception // no thing - a contemplation

What is no thing? If you were to do a study in no thing where do you begin?…

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Added by Joy Douglas on February 28, 2019 at 4:31pm — No Comments


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PROCESS // Monologues from PERSEPHONE, an exploration of a myth

Sunset through tangled trees, photo Judith Barnes

HADES

I've just about had it. We both know what I want, what I deserve, and that sister of ours is not gonna get in my way, not if you’re with me on this. I've had it with the darkness, the wailing,…

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Added by Judith Barnes on February 9, 2019 at 1:30am — No Comments


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PROCESS // A BRIDGE. manifesto for a horizontal theater

This article is a contribution from 2018-2019 LEIMAY fellow Nicolas Noreña. The LEIMAY Fellows are a group of local artists working individually throughout the year at the LEIMAY studio.

 01/22/2019…

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Added by Nicolas Noreña on February 5, 2019 at 11:30am — No Comments


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ESSAY // Favoring Fire: Part II (five years later)

This article is a contribution from 2018-2019 LEIMAY Fellowship Artist Jeremy Goren. The LEIMAY Fellows are a group of local artists working individually throughout the year at the LEIMAY studio.

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Five years ago this…

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Added by Jeremy Goren on January 23, 2019 at 10:30pm — No Comments


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Interview with Choreographer Bo Kyung Lee

Eunjin Choi: Congratulations! Please briefly introduce the festival to us.

 

Bokyung Lee: After moving to the United States in 2011, I have been working in New York, New Jersey, Washington, and Chicago. So I was able to experience American culture as well as Korean culture. And then I got also curious about other cultures as well so I’ve been thinking about presenting my work in other countries. While watching a website called "Dancing…

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Added by Eunjin,Choi on November 9, 2018 at 9:33pm — No Comments


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"Lilith Under the Last Tree," notes on descriptions

This article is a contribution from 2017-2018 LEIMAY Fellowship Artist Polina Porras Sivolobova. The LEIMAY Fellows are a group of local artists working individually throughout the year at the LEIMAY studio.…

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Added by Polina Porras Sivolobova on November 6, 2018 at 2:30am — No Comments


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TSW: Tim & Nico

Time in the (LEIMAY) Studio with

Timothy Scott & Nicolas Noreña…

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Added by Lou Mandolini on October 17, 2018 at 12:35pm — No Comments


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PROCESS // Ten years of performance art – a reflection on the creative process

This article is a contribution from 2017-2018 LEIMAY Fellowship Artist Polina Porras Sivolobova. The LEIMAY Fellows are a group of local artists working individually throughout the year at the LEIMAY studio.

Conceptual drawing-map of the performance Viva La Vida, 2014 by Polna Porras Sivolobova

This year marks ten years since I…

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Added by Polina Porras Sivolobova on October 13, 2018 at 2:00am — No Comments


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TSW: Polina

Time in the (LEIMAY) Studio with 

Polina Porras Sivolobova

LEIMAY Studio Manager Lou Mandolini in conversation with LEIMAY…

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Added by Lou Mandolini on September 17, 2018 at 10:00pm — No Comments


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PROCESS // trigonometry of lips: notes on perfectionism, or why face lifts can’t heal climate change

grids and lines

3D printers

more and more symmetry

gravity, dissociated

lasers, lifts, removal…

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Added by Sophia Treanor on September 8, 2018 at 11:45am — No Comments

Please Consider Your Audience: An Opinion Essay by Mariana Taragano

Please Consider Your Audience…

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Added by Mariana Taragano on September 5, 2018 at 9:41pm — No Comments


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TSW: Judith

Time in the (LEIMAY) Studio with 

Judith Barnes

LEIMAY Studio Manager…

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Added by Lou Mandolini on August 22, 2018 at 10:29am — No Comments


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PROCESS // PERSEPHONE: An Outline

(Image: The Rape of Persephone, Greek fresco from Macedonian tomb circa 400 B.C., Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai)

PERSEPHONE

Draft Outline for an Opera Libretto in Three Acts…

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Added by Judith Barnes on August 7, 2018 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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