InVisible Difference Conference- Beyond the Tipping Point? 6th-7th November 2015 in Coventry-Registration open!


InVisible Difference
Beyond the Tipping Point? Dance Disability and Law
Friday 6th – Saturday 7th November 2015
Centre for Dance Research (C-DaRE)
Coventry University

Registration now open!

The ConferenceThe AHRC-funded InVisible Difference: Dance, Disability and Law project will be holding its final conference to share the outcomes of the research and to explore wider developments in the field of dance, disability and law. Aimed at artists, lawyers, educators, researchers and policy makers the conference will feature guest speakers and performances including Falling in Love with Frida by Caroline Bowditch on both days to generate wider discussion about the importance of knowledge exchange and interdisciplinary research for making a difference in the field of disability dance.
The conference title ‘Beyond the Tipping Point?’ acknowledges the current debates circulating within the dance sector concerning disability aesthetics and the conditions that will lead to change for disabled dance artists. Leading voices in the field, including Luke Pell and Dan Daw, have both publically referred to the Tipping Point and the current ‘Tipping Point’ project led by the National Inclusive Dance Network (NIDN) is seeking to create a tipping point for disabled dance artists by effecting change at community, regional and national levels, see: <>

**Falling in Love with Frida
We are very fortunate that Caroline Bowditch, Australian born but Glasgow based performance artist and choreographer who describes herself as "performer, maker, teacher, speaker and mosquito buzzing in the ears of the arts industry in the UK and further afield", will perform her award winning show Falling in Love with Frida at the conference.

**Register your place by clicking here <>
Please read the notes below before you proceed:

* The deadline for registration is October 5th 2015
* The event is free but you must register in order to attend.
* If you have any accessibility requirements please email Hetty Blades ac1417 by October 5th 2015
* You can attend one or both of the two days and you must select which one(s)
* You will also be asked to choose one performance slot to attend. There are 3 performances and a limited number of spaces one each.

**You can download the Draft schedule for Conference <> for more information on the days timings.

Further information about the InVisible Difference project can be found here: <>

Conference convenors: The InVisible Difference team (Sarah Whatley, Charlotte Waelde, Hannah Donaldson, Hetty Blades, Karen Wood, Abbe Brown, Shawn Harmon, Kate Marsh, Mathilde Pavis).

**Click here for the conference flyer <>Conference



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