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Prof Nicola Clayton and Mark Baldwin exploring collaborations between the arts and science

last modified Nov 28, 2018 03:10 PM
When science meets dance: Prof Nicola Clayton FRS in conversation with Mark Baldwin OBE

Dates for your calendar:

28/11/2018

6.30pm -
7.30pm       

How animal intelligence can inspire fresh ideas in choreography

The Benjamin West Lecture Theatre,

Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts



06/12/2018

6.30pm - 10.00pm

Collections by candlelight

The Royal Society, London,

6-9 Carlton House Terrace

What Wild Ecstasy, ©Eric Richmond, courtesy of Rambert

The Benjamin West Lecture Theatre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts

Exploring how animal intelligence can inspire fresh ideas in choreography and reveal unexpected connections between their two practices, this is the first event of the series connecting scientists and artists to explore how experimentation, curiosity and creative thinking are central to both science and the arts.

In this event, they join Dr Erinma Ochu MBE (University of Salford) to discuss psychology, embodied cognition, choreography and animal intelligence, along with what makes a productive collaboration between the arts and sciences.

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Prof Nicola Clayton & Mark Baldwin working with Sisters Grimm

Sisters Grimm is a partnership between Pietra Mello-Pitman (Former ballerina), Ella Spira (Grammy-nominated composer) and the Royal Ballet. With Professor Nicola Clayton in the Creative Advisors team and Mark Baldwin in the Choreographers Team.

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Collections by candlelight

Inspired by scientific discoveries from the Victorian era, and the romance associated with Christmas, the performance will take place in the beautiful Carlton House Terrace in all its festive glory by candlelight.
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FREE ADMISSION - 6 DECEMBER 2018 (6:30PM) at the Royal Society.

Hear the story behind this collaboration of science and art as told by Professor Nicky Clayton FRS (University of Cambridge and Scientist in Residence at Rambert) and Mark Baldwin OBE (former artistic director at Rambert).

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