The Velocity Open For(u)m: Real/Time is nine days of multidisciplinary art, book clubs, screenings, speakeasy panels and conversations taking place alongside NEXTNW2012: REAL/TIME + Next Dance Cinema. Curated by Velocity Executive/Artistic Director Tonya Lockyer.

THE SCHEDULE / DEC 2-10, 2012

Travelogue: Cambodian + American Performing Artists in Dialogue
Speakeasy Screening + Conversation with Peggy Piacenza + Amelia Reeber
DEC 2 / 5PM
Velocity Founders Theater / Pay-What-You-Can

In November 2011 three American and four Cambodian performing artists came together for a month-long creative process in Cambodia. Focused on “dreaming the sacred through traditional and contemporary forms of dance” the process culminated in an informal community showing in Phnom Penh. A short documentary film based on their experience was recently completed. Join Seattle dance artists Piacenza and Reeber as they share their time dancing and dialoguing with Cambodian artists.

Book Club Happy Hour
DEC 3 / 5:30PM
Back Room at Liberty Bar (515 15th Ave E) / FREE
Facilitated by Vanessa DeWolfAdam Sekuler + STANCE Editor Syniva Whitney

TEXT: Movement (preface) by Étienne Jules-Marey. Check out the preface here or just show up!

Shaping Time: Speakeasy Panel + Conversation 
DEC 9 / 4:30-6PM
Velocity Founders Theater / FREE

Internationally renowned composer Wayne Horvitz, filmmaker Adam Sekuler and celebrated choreographer Mark Haim discuss shaping and experiencing time in music, cinema and dance.

Happy Hour Conversation: Dance + The Future
DEC 10 / 5-6:30PM
BOOM Noodle (1121 E Pike)

Dance is in a moment of disciplinary transformation. Join us for an informal conversation at BOOM Noodle reflecting on how the past manifests in the present and what the future looks like. Then head-over to Next Dance Cinema.


Notes on the Cine-Choreographer: Rituals in Transfigured Time Jay Kuehner