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Sismography Recording the injuries, grief, and perils of dance

Name
Sismography Recording the injuries, grief, and perils of dance
Launched
November 1, 2022

Sismography is a collaborative platform that is a home to the stories of dancers. It is a sensitive archive of the subtle tremors and deep shudders that have marked their practice and that often remain taboo: physical and psychological injuries, illness, conditions, and disabilities that can impede, prevent, transform, and divert dance. It also documents the grief that haunts or liberates it.

We invite you to share your experience in this open and supportive space. No matter what your dance style or how long you’ve been a professional dancer, your story counts. Here, the sincerity of the intimate experience prevails. To respect this commitment, you may sign your story or choose to remain anonymous.

Sismography is a production of Espace Perreault Choreographic Transmissions. The podcast section is produced in partnership with Danse K par K.

Ideation and coordination: Catherine Lavoie-Marcus
Graphic design: Émilie Allard
Web programming: Cyrus Khalatbari
Director: Lise Gagnon
Assistant to the Director: Ariane Dessaulles
Coordination assistant: Victoria Côté
Consulting: Josée Plamondon
External reviewers for the Sismography site: Catherine Viau, Yvon Soglo, Corinne Crane, Claire Pearl
Ideation and co-production for De la glorieuse fragilité, les balados: Karine Ledoyen (Danse K par K)
Co-production for De la glorieuse fragilité, les balados: Catherine-Ève Gadoury
Copyediting: Romy Snauwaert
Translation: Rhonda Mullins

The Sismography site was created with financial support from the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ), as part of the CALQ’s Exploration and Digital Deployment measure.

Espace Perreault Choreographic Transmissions is supported by:

  • The Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec
  • The Canada Council for the Arts
  • The Conseil des arts de Montréal

Project

Sismography Recording the injuries, grief, and perils of dance

Co-production
Sismography is a collaborative platform that is a home to the stories of dancers. It is a sensitive archive of the subtle tremors and deep shudders that have marked their practice and that often remain taboo: physical and psychological injuries, illness, conditions, and disabilities that can impede, prevent,...

Events

Launch of Sismography

On Tuesday, November 1 at 5:30 pm, at the Café bar of the UQAM Département de danse, we are launching the digital platform Sismography in collaboration with Danse K par K. As Catherine Lavoie-Marcus, creator and project coordinator, writes: “Sismography is a collaborative platform that is...

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