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Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Debbie says: 1) At a conference this weekend (a fabulous 40th anniversary celebration for the Center for the Study of Women in Society in Eugene, Oregon), I heard Susan Sygall from Mobility International USA, a disability advocacy organization I was not previously aware of. Susan showed this awesome international disability empowerment video. 2) Alexandra at […]

Maruyama: Nudes in Motion

Saturday, February 9th, 2013

Laurie says: These remarkable photographs of nude dancers in motion are by Shinichi Maruyama. They are composed of innumerable shots of the dancers. The technique and the concept are as impressive as the images themselves. I first saw them on dreamboom: .. .. japanese photographer shinichi maruyama is well known for his colliding liquid photography […]

Your Body Is Not A Shark

Sunday, January 6th, 2013

Laurie says: I’ve watched my  daughter Cid working intensely on this dance collaboration for the last year.   The article I’m quoting from SFArts is a superb conversation about Your Body is Not a Shark, disability, art and the way limits can lead to brilliant work.  Read the whole piece. (Article is on the red bar […]

Cid Pearlman: Your Body Is Not A Shark

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Laurie says: My daughter Cid has been working in collaboration with the composer and musician Joan Jeanrenaud and the poet Denise Leto on a major work.  It’s called Your Body Is Not A Shark.  I saw the first section last month at Looking Left in Santa Cruz and it really knocked me out. I’m always […]

My Daughter’s Cid’s Estonian Dance “What We Do In Winter” – Tour

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Laurie says: I was down in Santa Cruz last week visiting my daughter Cid as she gets ready for the tour of What We Do in Winter.  She created the dance during her Fulbright scholarship (school year 2009-10) when she was teaching at Tallinn University in Estonia.  She was back there in March both to […]

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