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Corali Dance Company / Gary Stevens -
Easy Listening / A Chain of Events Called Bob: Double Bill of Performances, Discussion and Networking Event

Corali is a professional performance group made up of adults with learning disabilities, who have been invited by Cafe Gallery Projects in Southwark Park to curate a performance event and discussions at Dilston Grove on Wed 9 and Thu 10 May 2007.

Corali create and tour highly visual performance work made in collaboration with other non-disabled artists (photographers, musicians, filmmakers, artists). They often create work for a chosen site, such as a disused warehouse, a lift lobby, an underground station or the spaces in and around art galleries. The company's work can be described as 'performance interventions' or 'hybrid arts' and they have a direct relationship to the public spaces they take place in. Corali have been commissioned by The Royal Festival Hall, Tate Modern, Whitechapel Art Gallery and The Design Museum to create such performances.

Corali have invited performance artist Gary Stevens to be part of the events. One of the company's aims in the discussion event is to raise questions about how artists with disabilities can work and share skills with artists who do not have disabilities. Corali will use it as an opportunity to talk about their processes of making work. In addition there will be break-out workshops led by invited artists and arts professionals such as Anjali Dance Company and Deborah Bestwick, Director of Oval House Theatre, as part of the networking event for audiences to take part in. At the end there will be the chance to chat over afternoon tea.

Who: Corali Dance Company / Gary Stevens
What:
Easy Listening / A Chain of Events Called Bob:
Double Bill of Performances, Discussion and Networking Event
Where: Dilston Grove, South-West corner of Southwark Park, London SE16
When: Performances: Wed 9 & Thu 10 May 2007 at 1.30pm & 7pm
Discussion & Networking Event: Thu 10 May 2007 from 3 - 5pm
Further Information:

Extend Your Neck
June/July 2007
Corali Dance Company Website
Gary Stevens on Artsadmin Website
Cafe Gallery Projects Website