Special Edition - Collaborative Touch in Performance and Sport - LU Arts Roundtable

The Grappling Arts Podcast by Sam West

Episode notes

A special edition of Grappling Arts bring you this event from the LU Arts/Loughborough University festival Interface.

Sport and artistic performance have a long, intertwined history. Despite this, they are so often regarded as separate.

This roundtable event brings together five academics/practitioners with a view to reimagining that most potent of presences in sport and performance: the body.

The contributors are Tom Dawkins (wrestler, as Cara Noir, contemporary performer and fitness coach), Claire Heafford (former UK gymnast and bobsledder, wrestler and performer), Dominic Malcolm (Reader in the Sociology of Sport and author of The Concussion Crisis in Sport), Gareth McNarry (Para-swimming lead at Loughborough Sport with a doctorate in swimming embodiment) and Claire Warden (Senior Lecturer in English and Drama and co-editor o ... 

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