July 22, 2017

Sophia Wang:
Jumper Caller Poetry Zone
SF Art Book Fair,
Minnesota Street Project

This poetry and performance workshop will engage participants in a kinetic and collaborative composition exercise to engage body and voice in the process of composing and performing poetic verse. Wear sneakers and/or come ready to use your voice.

Free & open to participants of all ages, abilities, and experience levels.


Sophia Wang creates and performs movement-based works in collaboration with performance artists, writers, and visual and sound artists. She co-founded the Brontez Purnell Dance Company and has danced for artists Xavier le Roy, Tino Sehgal, Jérôme Bel, Xandra Ibarra, and Amara Tabor-Smith. She earned a PhD in English from U.C. Berkeley, and integrates her research and performance practices through writing and curatorial projects focused on critical somatics: thinking with and as bodies.

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Heavy Breathing ︎ 2018

Critical thinking often feels heady, abstract, and divorced from the body. How do conversations change when we are moving our bodies and out of breath? What new modes of thinking become possible?