Wednesday, April 15 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
With presenters Michael Fallon and Jenny O’Grady
Dresher Center Conference Room, 216 Performing Arts and Humanities Building
CIRCA Catalyst is an ongoing series promoting conversations around transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary research that fuses the performing and visual arts with other fields of inquiry and scholarship. A catered lunch, with vegetarian options, will be provided by CIRCA (the Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts). UMBC Director of Marketing Jenny O’Grady and UMBC Senior Lecturer and poet Michael Fallon will present on their recent works interweaving art and poetry. (Click heading for full description.)
Thursday, April 16 | 5:30 p.m.
Liz Lerman, choreographer, performer, writer and educator
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery
Liz Lerman is a choreographer, performer, writer, educator and speaker, and the recipient of numerous honors, including a 2002 MacArthur Genius Grant Fellowship and a 2011 United States Artists Ford Fellowship in Dance. A key aspect of Lerman’s artistry is opening her process to various publics from shipbuilders to physicists, construction workers to ballerinas, resulting in both research and outcomes that are participatory, relevant, urgent, and usable by others. (Click heading for full description.)