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Ancestral Memories, the collective

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Campus de la transition écologique

From November 8 to 11, Lucy Fandel, Charo Foo Tai Wei and Heather Mah, three dancers who participated in the workshop Ancestral Memories in Dancing Bodies – accompanied by sound artist Mariana Marcassa – followed up on it by sharing their own approach, inspired by an exploration of their memories and creative process.

The residency took place at the Fort de l’Île Ste-Hélène, in cooperation with the Campus de la transition écologique and Espace Perreault. We captured some beautiful images :

Photo credit: Heather Mah

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Ancestral Memories in Dancing Bodies

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In early May 2018, Ondinnok, in collaboration with Tangente, presented Constrained Body, Dancing Body, an event offering multi-faceted perspectives on Indigenous dance in Quebec today. A few days later, the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault held its focus day event, Between Traces and Writing. We invited Catherine…

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Ancestral Memories in Dancing Bodies

Ancestral Memories in Dancing Bodies is a publication that emerged from a workshop about ancestral memories conducted in May 2021 by Catherine Joncas. The booklet offers reflections and excerpts from the notebook entries of Claudia Chan Tak, Lucy Fandel, Charo Foo Tai Wei, Lise Gagnon, Catherine...
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Interview with Olivia Grandville : Dance as a way of being in the world (excerpt, in French)

Interview by Lise Gagnon, Executive Director of the FJPP recorded May 5, 2017 at the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault.

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Educational Discovery Guide

An invitation to teachers and their students to learn about the work of Jean-Pierre Perreault see the Educational Discovery Guide