‘The Mindfulness Turn in Martial, Healing, and Performing Arts’
This one-day symposium explores the concept of mindfulness at the intersection of multiple embodied arts. Leading scholars and practitioners will present workshops and talks engaging somatic practice, social mindfulness, experimental performance, anthropology, neuroscience, and more. Lunch and refreshments will be served. The event is open to the public but advance registration is requested.
’The Mindfulness Turn' is hosted by the AHRC-funded Martial Arts Studies Research Network and by the Centre for Psychophysical Performance Research and the Mindfulness and Performance project at University of Huddersfield.
Gey Pin Ang & Caroline Gatt: Knowing and Transforming Selves
Pasquale Esposito: The Spell of our Body’s Point of View
Deb Middleton: Mindfulness and Performance
Sandra Reeve: The Involved Witness
Tamara Russell: A Neurocognitive Model of Mindfulness
Ben Spatz: Remapping Embodied Arts
Steven Stanley: Contemplative Experiments in Social Mindfulness