The Queer Tango Salon 2017

Event | Ray Batchelor


Fri, 15 Sep 2017, 09:00
ends Sat, 16 Sep, 18:00


, UK



The Aims of The Queer Tango Salon are to:

Bring dance activists and academics together into one space, to encourage them to listen to each other, and to dance with each other
Explore questions relating to the nature and experience of sex, sexuality and gender in the context of the dancing body through discussion AND through dancing
Examine issues concerning embodied knowledge and the dancing body
Illuminate the characteristics of queer tango practices, relations and spaces
Explore the political dimensions of queer tango
Facilitate networks of scholarly and practice-related interest in queer tango for the development of future research opportunities
Generate a range of outputs contributing to understanding and intervention