Samtaleserien arrangeres tre eller flere ganger i året på forskjellige steder rundt om i Oslo. Den første samtalen blir tilrettelagt av Ilse Ghekiere på Tøyen 16. april. Tema er transformering av kropper og kropper i overganger, en samtale om graviditet, overgangsalder og fysiske transformasjoner i danseres karriere. Med veiledning av "The Argonauts" av Maggie Nelson og "New Menopausal Years" av Susan S. Weed. Samtale vil finne sted på engelsk.

Ilse Ghekiere is an artist, writer and activist. She studied dance at the Conservatory of Antwerp and art history at The Free University of Brussels. In 2017 she received a grant from the Flemish government to research sexism in the Belgian dance scene. Since the publication of her article #Wetoo.

What Dancers Talk About When They Talk About Sexism" in the fall of 2017, Ghekiere has continued to work with projects related to issues around abuse of power in the arts. She is the initiator of ENGAGEMENT (https://www.engagementarts.be/), an artist-led movement tackling sexual harassment, sexism and power abuse in the Belgian arts field. She also works as a dance reviewer for Norks Shakespearetidsskrift. Ghekiere lives and works in Oslo and Brussels.

Please register by email to praxisoslo@gmail.com if you would like to attend.