Stephanie Pan

Tag: research

Modern Body Festival

Art as research through experience What exactly is the ‘modern body’? We are inclined to think of our bodies as limited to what is contained within our own skin, but technology, philosophy, spirituality, religion, and science all challenge this idea. Modern Body Festival (MBF), an initiative organized by artists / makers / performers Stephanie Pan…

Little Drummer Girl, or, My First Taiko (2010)

This is a pet project that has been keeping me busy lately. I have long been fascinated by taikos, and after a very fortunate encounter with Uzume, a mixed-genre taiko collective/ensemble and discovering I could build my own taiko, I became set on finally learning how to play, but not before I built my own…

Iqaluit, Nunavut (2009-10)

A 3-week trip in the middle of winter to the Canadian north, in Iqaluit, Baffin island. A team of artists, Stephanie Pan, Stelios Manousakis and Barbara Ellison traveled to Iqaluit, Nunavut, during December 2009 – January 2010 to study Inuit throat singing (katajjaq) with local singers and to explore the context and ties of the artform to the Inuit…