Two days of presentations, talks and practical sessions that investigate the body in motion, particularly whilst aerial. Dissecting Aerial 2024 will be live and in-person in Brighton AND live-streamed globally.

Showcasing practice, pedagogical and personal approaches to healthy and sustainable practice from aerial artists, researchers, body workers, medical and sports science practitioners from across the globe.

Join us in person at the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts in Brighton, from your home or personal studio, or with a group of peers/students as a Virtual Studio Hub to listen and be lead through 12 different presentation sessions (with space for Q&A’s) from world renowned practitioners and speakers.

Maintain connections in-person and virtually, locally and globally and to celebrate what unites us: our mutual passions for aerial practice and to revel in the diversity of those.

Line-Up & Speakers

The diversity of speakers and presentation topics this year is very exciting, just lookee here:

  • The Kinstretch® method
  • Body of Worth – ‘self-esteem and body image in the aerial industry’
  • Bendy bodies, bendy brains
  • Spin-poseium – The Art of Spinning
  • Relaxed Spaces and Access Notes within the Circus Industry
  • Aerial performance innovation in the late 19th century
  • The highs and lows of navigating a career in the aerial arts
  • What do we know about MSK injuries in circus athletes? A systematic review of current evidence
  • Engaging ‘WeMovetogether’ digital tool for motor learning and musculoskeletal rehabilitation
  • ‘When the rope frays’ – burnout & compassion fatigue
  • Creating safe and brave spaces to flourish in aerial performance and creation
  • Pilates for aerialists
  • Creativity and risk: how to responsibly bring aerial invention into classrooms and studios
  • Boom!

Presenters bios and topics

‘Dissecting Aerial’ 2024 -timetable

 

Tickets Now On Sale Below!How To Take Part In Dissecting Aerial 2023

In-Person: buy an in-person ticket for both or just one day and join us at ACCA. Make sure you have pens and paper / devices to take notes.

Stream Online as an Individual: buy an Online Individual ticket and log onto the streaming platform on the day(s) you’re attending. Make sure you have pens and paper / devices to take notes and access to apparatus in a safe space for the practical sessions.

Stream as a Virtual Studio Hub: Buy a Studio Hub ticket, log onto the streaming platform on the day(s) you’re attending, show the stream on a screen that the whole group can easily see. Make sure you have pens and paper / devices to take notes and access to apparatus in a safe space for the practical sessions.

At least 1 week prior to the event, the timetable will have details of what equipment you will need for each day.

To accommodate international attendees and time-zone differences, everyone who attends Dissecting Aerial 2024 will be given access to recordings of each presentation session. Access links will be provided by 10:00 on Wednesday 27th March and will be available until 23:59 on Sunday 21st April UK-time.

Find out costs and more useful info here→