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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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...partly because I know that’s the only way that we could solve a creative problem [using improvisation with children ranging in abilities] and what doesn’t work is trying to impose a template on the students who are not able to respond to that template.

– Pauline Oliveros (in working with Abilities First)