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Episode Info: What do dancing with scrabble pieces have to do with social justice? To find out listen to Podcast #26 as Dr. Jones talks with performance artist, teacher, and scholar, Bailey Anderson.   Bio: Bailey Anderson is a performance artist, teacher, and scholar who received her MFA in Dance from CU Boulder where she studied disability at the intersection of dance pedagogy, performance, and feminist theories. Her performing career includes work with David Gordon’s Pick up Company, Nicholas Leichter Dance, and Emily Johnson’s Catalyst. Her choreography has been performed nationally and internationally most recently at the Dance in the Age of Forgetfulness Symposium in London, England where she presented her work, “Befriending Forgetting.” She is currently an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of North Carolina Asheville where she is working on a project titled Dancing Avatars: Disability and Dance in a Digital Land. More about Bailey and her work can be found at: http://www.dis-ruption.com/   Middle music: Children’s Joy by Borrtex is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. ——– TRANSCRIPT Transcripts are created using a combination of speech recognition software and human transcription and may contain errors. Please check the full audio podcast in context before quoting in print. ——– Episode 27 – Dr. Jones talks with performance artist, teacher, and scholar, Bailey Anderson Dr. Jones: [00:00:02] Hello and welcome to the social work Conversations podcast produced by the University of Kentucky College of Social Work. My name is Blake Jones. Here we explore the intersection of social work research practice and education. Our goal is to showcase the amazing people associated with our college and to give our listeners practical tools that they can use to change the world. Dr. Jones: [00:00:25] Well I’m joined today by Bailey Anderson. Bailey you’re from North Carolina right. Bailey: [00:00:29] That’s correct.Yep at this point that is where I’m living. Dr. Jones: [00:00:33] And well welcome to Kentucky. I’m so glad that you’re here you’re visiting our campus the University of Kentucky. Dr. Jones: [00:00:39] Tell us a little bit about why you’re here so I’m here primarily to do a talk called Disability aesthetics and labor making dances doing social justice brings together disability and dance and thinking about the way it’s those intersect with social justice in dance making practices. Bailey: [00:00:56] One of my favorite things making dances. Dr. Jones: [00:00:59] And we’ll really get into that. I want to talk with you a lot about that. I really want to go back. Early on in your life though I’m really curious you’re the first dancer that I’ve had on this podcast and you and I were just talking I just got back from New York City and was able to see some dance there and Jason and I are both musicians and artists and things and I’ve always thought about this idea of using art and the body to ...
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