Event Twerkshop with Caroline Garcia

Twerkshop with Caroline Garcia

09 December 2017
11am–1pm

  • Event Cost:
    Free

Learn how to twerk it, pop it, shake it and drop it with the queen of dance Caroline Garcia.

Sydney-based artist Garcia takes an intersectional approach to contemporary dance within the politics of cultural identity and the diasporic body. Known for her styling moves and attitude she is experienced teacher of all things dance and twerk.

Join Garcia for a booty popping experience. No dance skills required. Come wearing comfortable stretchy clothing and sneakers to bump and grind.

Workshop Cancellation Policy
Please note that if minimum numbers are not reached this workshop will be cancelled. Participants will be notified of cancellation 72 hours prior to the workshop date and refunded accordingly.

Participant Cancellation Policy
Bookings cancelled up to one week prior to the start of the workshop will be fully refunded.
Bookings cancelled within a week prior to the start of the workshop will receive a 50% refund.
Unfortunately, we are unable to refund bookings cancelled within 24 hours prior to the start of the workshop.

Guest Info
  • Caroline Garcia

    Caroline Garcia works across live performance and video through a hybridised aesthetic of cross-cultural dance, ritual practice, new media, and the sampling of popular culture and colonial imagery. She is concerned with forgotten choreographies, alternate ways of viewing images of the past that eschew classical myths, and the mimetic capacities of the Filipina. Garcia has presented with Underbelly Arts Festival (Sydney), Channels (Melbourne), The Australian Video Art Festival (Melbourne), Proximity Festival (Perth), Junction Arts Festival (Launceston), MCA ARTBAR (Sydney), and PACT Centre for Emerging Artists (Perth). She has exhibited at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (Melbourne), The Centre of Contemporary Photography (Melbourne), Firstdraft (Sydney), The Substation (Melbourne), and Blacktown Arts Centre (Sydney), among other institutions.

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The Institute of Modern Art acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land upon which the IMA now stands, the Jagera, Yuggera, Yugarapul, and Turrbal people. We offer our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the first artists of this country. In the spirit of allyship, the IMA will continue to work with First Nations people to celebrate, support, and present their immense past, present, and future contribution to artistic practice and cultural expression.

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