A series of talks, meetings and a physical workshop addressing the questions of equity, otherness and cultural diversity in circus are organised collaboratively in Helsinki during November 1–2, 2019. The two-day programme consists of:
5th edition of Women in Circus Consortium: Towards Equity in Circus
by the Nordic Women in Circus Network and CircusInfo Finland
Words & Acts: The Otherness in Circus seminar
Cultural diversity in Circus, panel discussion
Co-organisers include, among others, Nordic Women in Circus Network, CircusInfo Finland, Uniarts Helsinki’s Theatre Academy and Arts Management Helsinki’s member artist, choreographer Iiro Näkki.
Arts Management Helsinki is a collaborator in the seminar Words & Acts: Otherness in Circus on Saturday, November 2. International guests and speakers are Camilla Damkjær (PhD, Assistant professor in Dance, University of Southern Denmark) and Stacey Sacks (PhD candidate, Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts, Department of Acting).
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/715960972147708/
Full programme and details: https://sirkusinfo.fi/en/2019/09/equity-otherness-cultural-diversity-3-seminars-on-circus-1-2-nov-helsinki/