Fluid Resilience shares the subtle and amplified connection of water in Nature through a lens of socio-ecological Resilience, in the processes of reconnecting to the biosphere.
↪ Taking inspiration from Resilience theory and practice
↪ Imbued with dance research in the Fluid Body; Infused by decades of curiosity, wonder, and awe with it’s complexity, movement and consciousness
↪ Complex Adaptive Social-Ecological System theory as a score
↪ Practice of the movement of the fluids of the body, moving the body
↪ Earth’s water shapes and forms land, embodied: its precarity, preciousness, vitality and resilience
↪ The sound of water, light movement with water: An installation space to expand the intimate, and expose the dynamic connective Nature of water
↪ We are essentially water
↪ Water is essential
18.10., 18:00 h: Live Talk & Webinar after the Performance
Join Senior Research Fellow Dr. Allyson Quinlan and Shannon Cooney with international guests on the topics of resilience, and social (cultural) – ecological adaptive systems theory and practice. Register via email by 18.10. at 12:00 to: firstname.lastname@example.org . Please provide in the email your first and last name, and indicate which format you wish to attend.
Shannon Cooney (BFA) is a Canadian choreographer, dance performer and dance educator based in Berlin, Germany since 2006. Since 1993 her choreography has been presented in Canada, Europe the in the U.K. She danced with Toronto-based Dancemakers (1994-2006), artistic director Serge Bennathan, which toured extensively nationally and internationally. She has also worked with several choreographers over her 3 decades in dance.
She’s a creative facilitator for choreographers and for students of the (HZT) in Berlin. Since 2007 she created a teaching practice melding her work as a dance artist with her work as craniosacral practitioner. Her recent choreographic projects include: Fielding: solo with Cases (2018), Fielding (2017), every one everyone (2013), Assemblages (2011) and Spiral Pendulum: dance (2009).
Concept, choreography, performance: Shannon Cooney | Co-creative performers: Jared Gradinger, Sigal Zouk | Dramaturge: Igor Dobricic | Sound: Marla Hlady | Light: Emese Csornai | Dress: Nina Gundlach | Biologist/Resilience Practitioner: Allyson Quinlan | Production Manager: Diego Nawrath | Co-Operative producer: Tanzfabrik-Berlin
With support from Dance Ireland Choreographic research residency 2019, Canadian Wilderness Artist Residency 2019, The Farm Studios Rajasthan Residency 2020 | With funding from The Canada Council for the Arts, Canada in Germany Special Initiative, the government of Canada and co-operative partner Tanzfabrik Berlin.
The project is part of the culture program related to Canada’s Guest of Honour presentation at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2020. We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Government of Canada.The project is part of the culture program related to Canada’s Guest of Honour presentation at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2020/2021. We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Government of Canada.