Animal Acts: Performing Species Today

Thursday, March 21, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, March 23, 2013 (All day)
Event Location: 
Duderstadt Video Studio
University of Michigan

During the symposium, 9 internationally known performance artists will present their work including Rachel Rosenthal, Carmelita Tropicana, Kestutis Nakas, Heather Woodbury, along with work by artists in the University of Michigan community such as Holly Hughes, Amy Chavasse and James Leija.  The performances will be contextualized by keynotes from Una Chadhuri and Donna Haraway, as well as discussions between the artists and visiting scholars as well as members from the from the University of Michigan community including Larry La Fontaine Stokes, Naomi Andre, Robin Wilson, Peggy McCracken, Terri Sarris, Amy Chavasse, Luis Felipe-Younis, Clare Croft, Irina Aristarkhova, Barbara Smuts, Petra Kuppers and several others