What is the difference between Provocation and Invitation?
Priya Mistry (whatsthebigmistry) is currently working with provocation and invitation in workshop and performance practices, and this event will be fantastic for those with an interest in performance, those who work with people (in whatever form that takes) and anyone interested in expanding their approach to devising workshops.
In this session Priya will explore the use of objects, performative actions, visual, sound, word languages and other languages to set up provocation.
She’ll navigate what it means to make invitation, set up spaces for invitation, and look at approaches to engaging in ideas and tackling key questions or experiences.
The ways in which provocation & invitation might meet, be that in workshop settings or in performance practice will be addressed, as will how invitations are made to individuals, groups, or a mix. The flow and engagement of workshop or performance from beginning-middle-end will be considered.
whatsthebigmistry is Priya Mistry, multidisciplinary artist, socially engaged practitioner and creative producer straddling visual, performance and live art. Mistry’s practice adds to discourse on topics of mental health/neurodiversity, feminist politics, identity, sex and queerness, whilst deconstructing language, exploring sensory/non-word based vocabularies.
Accessibility: NewBridge Gateshead has full street-level accessibility. This event will take place in the co-work space on the ground floor of NewBridge Gateshead. Please contact us prior to visiting if you require additional information regarding access and facilities.