the national conference on dance and dementia

 

  
Schedule


  Friday 10th December 2010

Time

Foyer
90

Theatre
130

Garden Room
20

LIC Studio
20

Sandon Room
35

11.00
onwards

Registration

Tea, coffee
light lunch

12.30

Introduction
François Matarasso

Welcome
Bisakha Sarker
including music by Chris Davies and a poem by Robert Bringhurst
[Audio]

12.50

Inauguration
Liverpool PCT
[Abstract in PDF]

12.55

Get connected
A movement welcome

An artistís perspective of memory through dance

1.10pm   National Dementia Strategy
Teresa Jankowska
(PCT)
1.20  

Keynote lecture

Embodied Experience
Dr Richard Coaten

1.50

Film
'Echos'
A snapshot of Merseyside Dance Initiative's Dance and movement sessions at Redholme Memory Care Residential Home, Liverpool

2.00

Dementia positive
John Killick

2.15

Panel
Dancing care three approaches
Diane Amans
Fergus Early

Azucena Guzman

Followed by question & answer

3.40

Break

4.10

Tech at the performing space

4.10 MDI

5.10 GODs

Art based Research

Practical participation Practical participation Academic papers
 

 

 

 

Indian dance
Vina Ladwa

Black dance
Francis Angol

Artists interviewed by
Julie Hannah

Reaching with touch
Katy Dymoke

Dancathon
Azucena Guzman

Artists interviewed by
Dr Elizabeth Smears

 

What can a painting say?

Visual arts in care and direction of the condition
Jagjit Chuhan
[Abstract]

[Talk audio]
[Q & A audio]

Dance Training Research
Prof Sarah Whatley
[Talk audio]
Naama Spitzer

[PDF of presentation]

Skills for Care Dementia
Project East and West, Sussex
Dr Jill Hayes
[Abstract]
[Talk audio]

Chair: Ken Bartlett

5.15

 

 

 

 

5.40

Break

6.00

Body stories - Memories of our lives Francis Angol
Performed by community group from care homes (MDI commission)

La Cosa Claras el Chocolate Espeso
Performed by GODs
[Abstract]
Choreography by Linda Clough

We have known ... Adam Benjamin
Performed by Bisakha Sarker and Diane Amans
(Liverpool 2010 dance commission)
[Paintings]

 

Question & answer
Chaired by Karen Gallagher

7.00

Dinner

 
Saturday 11th December 2010

Time

Performance Space

LIC Studio

Sandon Room

Garden Room

9.00

 

Tea, coffee

Wake up
Maxine Brown

9.30

Summing up
François Matarasso

9.45

Keynote
Music, rhythm, dance and neuroscience
Tapping into embodied neurological rhythm with music and dance therapies
Dr Julia Clark
[Abstract]
[PDF file]

10.15 Keynote
On Fortuitous Novelties
The arts and design to understand the potential of human flourishing whilst living with dementia, exploring current collaboration
Clive Parkinson
[Abstract]
     

10.45

Tech at the Performing Space

10.45 Marina Rova Company

11.30 David Howe

 

Coping with caring
Bill Chambers
[Talk audio]


Sue Benson
Facilitated by Julie Hannah

Working with Care Homes
Sue Benson

Coping with Loss

Alicia Sofia Garfias
[PDF presentation]
[Talk audio]
[Paper]

Facilitated by
Julie Hannah

Early Onset Dementia
Ben Mott Alzheimer’s Society

 

Creative Engagement
Mantra Lingua Talking Pen
Simon de Pinna
[Abstract]
[Presentation]

11.45
Break

12.00

Performances

Forget me not (Film)
David Howe
[Abstract]

I am here, am I here (Film)

Goulash, well-stirred
Richard Coaten
[Abstract]

De Mentis: Silent Stories I, II and III
Artistic Direction & Choreography:
Marina Rova
Music : Greg Vamvakas
Performance
: D. Bilon, E. Kolyra, G. Tsagdis, H. Pickett, N. Colbert, B. Naso, D. Prismantaite, V. Pipe
Costume/Set arrangement: M. Rova
Sound, lighting and technical support: S. Kapsaskis
[Abstract]

Question & answer
Ken Bartlett

     

1.00pm

Lunch

2.00

Delegates forum

Yael Loewenstein
(Voices of change, fitness/dance sessions at local care homes)
[Abstract],
Sissy Lykou
(Learning disabilities and dementia)
Kath Kershaw
(Circle dance) [Abstract]



2.45

Final session

Evaluation / Summing up

3.30

Closing dance

Joy & Eric Foxley

4.00

End












Paintings by
Noelle Williamson
of Bisakha Sarker and Diane Amans rehearsing their piece for this conference.



















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