Our paper Improvising New Realities: Movement, Sound and Social Therapeutics was selected to be presented at this year's Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium. Organized by the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation, the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre and the University of Guelph, the festival brought together improvisers and academics from music and other fields. Instead of presenting our paper, we decided to perform it and invited our audience to join in the collective activity of creating our paper together. It was a great experience and was received very well! Throughout the week we got to hear great music and learn about other ways that artists are using improvisation to push the social boundaries of our world. We left feeling inspired and energized to continue our work!
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