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Corporeal meets ethereal: Provocative performance blends video, dance and VR

Corporeal meets ethereal: Provocative performance blends video, dance and VR

Professor Freya Björg Olafson’s body of work has been recognized as cutting edge on an international stage. This month, the intermedia artist in the Department of Dance premieres a new performance work in Winnipeg that promises to deliver a heady and immersive experience for all. The best contemporary art can’t be pigeonholed into one genre […]

Q&A with composer reveals how and why she transformed a WWI tragedy into song

Q&A with composer reveals how and why she transformed a WWI tragedy into song

Stephanie Martin, of the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, chats with Brainstorm about her powerful opera about a Canadian hospital ship that was torpedoed in June 1918. This is how history comes to life. Where does a composer look for inspiration? For York University Professor Stephanie Martin, an accomplished composer and conductor […]