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the body poetik at International Somatechnics Conference this April

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As part of a cohort of fellow bodyworkers/performers/artists, I have been invited to present at a conference hosted by the Center for Critical Studies of the Body at the University of Arizona in Tucson. The university in Tucson is now the international home to the Somatechnics Research Network (formerly based in Sweden). 



Here is the very compelling call-to-dialogue-and-explore for this year's conference:


To be open means having the capacity for connection and curiosity, and willing to be receptive to otherness and difference. Openness is an engagement with processes of becoming, to be in anticipation of future states without predetermined ends. To be in the open is to be exposed and vulnerable under conditions of necessity and possibility, of risk and danger. Open is ontological, an ethical stance, an imperative: it demands of us to open borders, detention centers, and prisons, to open our eyes and our hearts, our senses and our awareness. Invitations are openings, as this one is: …

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