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Lesbian Dance Theory Party - DANCE HOUSE, AUSTRALIA
Friday, December 01, 2023, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM NZDT
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Lesbian Dance Theory Party

Carol Brown & Rachel Fensham

DJ: Old Hag & Pillow Princess

Artists and readers: Alyson Campbell, Anne Marsh, Liam Berg, Shri T., Ebony Muller, Phillip Adams and Megan Beckwith

Music from the Lesbian/Dance/Theory playlist

Readings include excerpts from:
Clare Croft, ‘”I’m gay,” she never said’ (Brooklyn Rail, 2017)
Jonathan Bollen, ‘Queer kinaesthesia: Performativity on the dance floor’, in Jane Desmond’s Dancing Desires: Choreographing Sexualities on and off the stage (University of Wisconsin, 2001)
Harmony Bench, Perpetual Motion: Dance, Digital Cultures, and the Common (University of Minnesota Press, 2020)
Ariel Osterweis, Disciplining Black Swan, Animalizing Ambition (Oxford Handbook of Dance and the Popular Screen, 2014)
Raquel Monroe ‘”Oh No! Not This Lesbian Again!”: The Punany Poets Queer the Pimp-Ho Aesthetic’ (Queer Dance, 2017)
Susan Leigh Foster, ‘Choreographies of Gender’ (Signs, 1998)

All proceeds go to Forcibly Displaced People Network (FDPN):

Forcibly Displaced People Network (FDPN) is the first registered LGBTIQ+ refugee-led organisation in Australia. We work to support LGBTIQ+ people seeking asylum, refugees and migrants from non-Western countries to be safe in Australia. FDPN is established to promote human rights and inclusion of LGBTIQ+ persons in forced displacement through peer support and strengthening services and policy responses.