Claire Cunningham, Jess Curtis, and Luke Pell

Claire Cunningham is a performer and creator of multidisciplinary performance based in Glasgow, Scotland. One of the UK’s most acclaimed and internationally renowned self-identifying disabled artists, her work ranges from intimate solo pieces to large ensemble works such as 12 for Candoco Dance Company, and Menage a Trois created in partnership with the National Theatre of Scotland. Jess Curtis makes, watches, teaches and writes about body-based performance in San Francisco, Berlin and internationally. He is the artistic director of Jess Curtis/Gravity and holds a Ph.D. in Performance Studies with a focus in experimental, body-based performance from UC Davis. Fascinated by detail, nuances of time, texture, memory and landscape, Luke Pell is a maker and curator based in Scotland. Noticing threads that weave between people and place his work takes form as intimate encounters, poetic objects, installations and designed environments for physical and virtual spaces. He also works as a dramaturge with other artists imagining alternative contexts for performance, participation and discourse that might reveal wisdoms for living.

Oct 01, 2016
SPEAK: Differences