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"This is my Sharing" - A Conversation with Charles C. Smith

Elizabeth Jackson, Charles C. Smith

Published: 2010-11-22

ICASPs Elizabeth Jackson interviews Charles C. Smith, poet, lecturer, and organizer in the field of culture, and Artistic Director and founder of Cultural Pluralism in Performing Arts Movement Ontario (CPPAMO). They discuss improvisation as 'a matter of being', the positive effect of improvisation in marginalized communities and in environmental activism, and more generally, in any field of 'shifting' ground.

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So one of the things that improvisation has come to mean in the context of highly technological performance is that improvisation is the last claim to the legitimate presence of a human in the performance of music.

– Bob Ostertag