To embrace the full spectrum of people across all abilities and disabilities, with cultural, physical, and social contexts, designers and choreographers face the unexpected in the ready-made accessible space. In this talk, Frances Bronet investigates dance, mobility, and ordinary inhabitation of bodies and spaces, from prosthetics to space design.
Frances Bronet, ACSA Distinguished Professor and Chancellor of Distinguished Professors, ACSA, is Provost at Illinois Institute of Technology after being dean of University of Oregon School of Architecture & Allied Arts as well as UO Acting Provost. She has designed in & published work on multidisciplinary design for the past 25 years. Bronet has produced multiple installations with renowned national and regional dance companies and has been funded by National Agencies from NEA, NSF to NEH. Her writing on space-making asks how movement and specifically ‘actioned’ bodies can affect how we build space
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx