Performing Arts Relay Canada / Pure Research / Articulating Artistic
ResearchNovember 12 – 17, 2018
School of Creative and Performing Arts / University of Calgary
Symbiosis is defined as “the intimate living together of … dissimilar organisms [referred to as ‘symbionts’] in a mutually beneficial relationship” (Merrian-Webster). SYMBIONT brings the programming of a diverse assortment of AR organizations into an uncommonly pronounced level of interaction and exchange. Combining laboratory sessions, workshops, panels, online exchange, individual and group presentations, performances, and public engagement, SYMBIONT integrates an international roster of artistic practitioners, scholars, and artist-scholars in an intense and intimate week-long cohabitation.