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Summer Institute 2010 Lecture Poster

Summer Institute

Published: 2010-08-30

A poster with details of lectures given at the 2010 Summer Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation. The lectures and workshops focused on "Envisioning Improvisation as Social Practice." Keynote speakers were Tomie Hahn and Curtis Bahn on Gender and the body, and Bob Ostertag on Text and Media.

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Improvisation is, simply put, being and living this very moment. No one can hide in music, and improvising in music is to be truly in this very moment and being completely yourself, with all your qualities and faults. It is probably the most honest state for a human being to be in.

– John McLaughlin in an interview with Daniel Fischlin.