light moves screendance symposium

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Hosted by Dance Limerick and The University of Limerick

As part of LIGHT MOVES festival of screendance 

November 6th – 9th November 2014


Following the recent call for films, Light Moves Festival of Screendance is now pleased to announce its call for presentations and paper proposals for inclusion at the Light Moves Symposium 2014: Rooting/ Rerouting Screendance

The aim of the symposium is to encourage artistic and scholarly exchange in screendance and related disciplines including performance, dance, film, visual arts and text.  Proposals are invited from national and international practitioners and scholars for 15-20 minute presentations. Experimental and/or group formats of presentation are welcome.

The theme for this years symposium is “Rooting / Rerouting Screendance” and papers and project presentations may include but are not limited to the following areas:

  • The collaborative bridge – balancing interdisciplinarity, dance and technology
  • Sound and movement
  • The body on location and in landscape
  • Scripts and the dramaturgy of screendance
  • Framed moving bodies
  • Choreographed/improvised ‘Liveness’ and the fixed medium


Proposals for presentations, papers, and project discussions should be emailed to on or before 22nd July 2014.  Please submit in PDF format only.

Proposals should be no more than 300 words and should include:

  • The title of your paper or presentation
  • A maximum 300 word abstract (including brief description of the questions, concepts and topics you wish to explore and how)
  • State your preferred presentation format/approach
  • A short biography
  • AV requirements
  • Images and weblinks, if necessary

Full details available at:

Light Moves is curated and directed by Mary Wycherley and Jürgen Simpson and is a Limerick City of Culture Legacy Project collaboration with festival partners Dance Limerick and DMARC (The Digital Media and Arts Research Centre, CSIS Dept. University of Limerick) and additional support from The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. Light Moves gratefully acknowledges the support of Limerick City of Culture and the University of Limerick.

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