Tue, 8 December 2020
Our guest today is Toni Jensen, the author of Carry: A Memoir of Survival on Stolen Land, a memoir-in-essays about gun violence, land and indigenous women's lives which is out now from Ballantine Books. Carry was described as “an unsettling account that creeps into your bones” in the New York Times Book Review.
She’s previously the author of book, From the Hilltop, a collection of linked stories published through the Native Storiers Series at the University of Nebraska Press, as well as essays and stories in journals such as Orion, Catapult and Ecotone.
Shannon Schaffer and Thomas Rocha from UT Dallas join the podcast, to speak with Toni Jensen about her work.
Mon, 7 December 2020
Johannes Birringer: from Literature to Dance, Choreography, Digital Architectures and then Deep Underground
We discussed ideas around embodiment, re-embodiment, kimospheres, atmospheres, technology and issues related to the practice of Johannes Birringer as a choreographer, director and professor of performance technologies. His publications have taken up important issues surrounding the body and technologies, theatre, dance, and choreography. Birringer underlines the pivotal moment when he attended a Pina Bausch performance, as a young student, and how it affected and redirected his career.