Molecular biologist turned groundbreaking
choreographer, Xavier Le Roy uses the "illustrated lecture" format to
take audiences through his professional
journey from scientist to dance maker.
He offers perspectives on politics and
the power structures that determine
what research really gets done within
institutions, and examines the assumptions
that frequently determine choices
made in the performing arts world.
"Biography as theory. An autobiographical
talk becoming a performance. My
body as raw material of social and cultural
organization and as the practice of
—Xavier Le Roy
This event is part of Lecture/Performance, one of Crossing the Line 2011's three curatorial program perspectives.