Every day, city dwellers navigate through an urban landscape of cars, bicycles, pedestrians, bridges, manholes, stoplights, and buildings large and small. We listen to the sirens and the cacophony of sounds that make up city life, weaving our way through the dense labyrinth of structures, tasting, smelling, and seeing as we go. At a workshop this Saturday, BodyCartography Project's Olive Bieringa and Otto Ramstad will investigate the influence the city has on our bodies and expression, taking participants through a series of activities designed to get them to engage with the social and physical environments in Minneapolis through sensory experiences. In order to encourage more empathetic behavior in the city, Bieringa and Ramstad will guide the group to build dance that discovers alternatives to the way we exist as urban dwellers. The workshops will be offered in two two-hour sessions at Peavey Plaza. Part 1 goes from 10 a.m. to noon, and is open to everyone. Part 2 continues the investigation for those who participated in Part 1. Wear comfortable shoes and dress for... More >>>