From urban exploration to Olympic sport. Episode 7 explores Skateboarding as improvised movement connected with ideas of community and social justice. Scholar and Performance Art Curator Dani Abulhawa discusses Skateboarding as a somatic practice and her work with the charity Skatepal while Luke Pruski talks about issues facing the Guelph skating community.
Image: detail from untitled motion study by Steph Yates
Episode includes excerpts from the songs:
“Inna” by Roots Manuva from the album Brand New Second Hand
“Shimmy Like my Sister Kate” by Carey West from the album Made of Clay
Interview of Chi Pig by Malcolm Erick Hassin. Filmed/Edited by Jiles Barrett.