May 2015 Blog Posts (13)

Participant's Experience at Artist Residency With Fisher & Bickel

I asked one of the participants who came to the artist residency "Slowing Down, Turning Up: Parallel Journeys" at ABR this past week to reflect on her experience with us. Here's what she (Madelainne K. Joss) wrote: 

Simply?  
I wanted to know what happens when a not-your-average middle-age…
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Added by R. Michael Fisher on May 25, 2015 at 10:42pm — No Comments

Parallels Morphs into Thought in Movement: Post-reflection on the Performance

At 4 pm today Barbara and Michael, with camera wit(h)nessing by Catherine Kmita, brought the residency to a resting/nesting place. The image below is a post-performance remains of a very enjoyable project.

The three of…

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Added by Barbara Bickel on May 23, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

ABR Studio Residency Performance on Saturday May 23 at 4pm

Added by Barbara Bickel on May 22, 2015 at 9:01pm — No Comments

The prior blog photos show process images from the day in the ABR studio. We began the day by sounding and interacting with the space and textiles. Threads entered the work and by the end of the day …

The prior blog photos show process images from the day in the ABR studio. We began the day by sounding and interacting with the space and textiles. Threads entered the work and by the end of the day we had take all of the textiles out. Leaving only the tape and threads. Madelainne Joss joined us from Calgary, and manipulated the paper towels, tape, and added her own elements. The floor piece is not meant to be a finished piece but its become a working ground that keeps a continuity as we…

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Added by Barbara Bickel on May 21, 2015 at 8:51pm — No Comments

Connecting Threads

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Added by Barbara Bickel on May 21, 2015 at 8:44pm — No Comments

Parallel Artist Talk

We had an intimate and rich artist talk today that included lots of discussion. Patti Pente asked how we understood socially engaged art and if we included individual artist-made art that is addressing the social in our definition. We do include a full spectrum of what socially engaged art can be. From artists creating art in a community while absorbing that particular environment and returning that piece of art to the community to work with/alongside the artist and co-creating art. We…

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Added by Barbara Bickel on May 21, 2015 at 5:41pm — No Comments

Turning Up: Collaboration Emerging

The third day of the residency began with Barbara and Michael interacting with the left overs on the studio floor from the day…

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Added by R. Michael Fisher on May 20, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Slowing Down, Turning Up: Parallel Journeys... short video

The following 2 min. video Untitled

untitled Fisher bickel-vimeo and yoututbe from Barbara Bickel on Vimeo.

was a combination of Barbara and I working with institutional paper towels found in the UofA washrooms. The idea was mine to use something organic to…

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Added by R. Michael Fisher on May 19, 2015 at 8:33pm — No Comments

Slowing Down, Turning up: Parallel Journeys -- first days

The first day above pic, shows Michael artworking the blackbox space of the ABR Studio. The word "Researching" came up and then "Nesting" in parallel with it, thus creating a tension of analogy by which research in the academy could perhaps gain some new sensibility if not aesthetic expansion, from an…

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Added by Barbara Bickel on May 19, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Dementia Day IdeasLab

A short film about my participation in the University of Stirling's Dementia Day IdeasLab http://dementia.stir.ac.uk/ideas/ideaslab-2015

Added by AR Woollock on May 15, 2015 at 3:43am — No Comments

Slowing Down, Turning Up: Parallel Journeys (Upcoming Artist Residency)

Hello Everyone... hope you can drop in to our various activities next week at the Arts Based Studio on U of A campus... as Barbara and I are initiating our 2nd residency here. See the basic poster information below. Looking forward to meeting you.

“we know more than we think”

The Arts-Based Research Studio welcomes…

 

Barbara…

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Added by R. Michael Fisher on May 12, 2015 at 5:57pm — No Comments

Arts & Humanities in Health & Medicine, University of Alberta: HUMANIZING MEDICINE: GOING OFF SCRIPT

Offering a glimpse behind the curtain, David Diamond offers a cogent argument for why facilitating meaningful community change often requires “going off script”. Diamond uses the primal language of theatre to engage communities in difficult conversations about a wide range of issues. His work recognizes the lived space in which new relationships and new understandings can develop in support of a healthier, more humane world. In this presentation, Diamond will discuss the experience of…

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Added by Arts-Based Research Studio on May 6, 2015 at 12:13pm — No Comments

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