Dr Beatrice Jarvis

Urban space creative facilitator, choreographer, and researcher, and founder of the Urban Research Forum and The Living Collective. Drawing from Somatic practices and working extensively with improvisation and Ecopsychology; Beatrice works across a diverse range of community settings both nationally and internationally to explore through site-based and studio practices; the social power and potential of embodied movement practices. Her practice has explored the potential of somatic work to act as a platform for social reconciliation and acknowledgment of trauma due to conflict specifically in Germany and Ireland. Her socio-choreographic research has been profiled within Pina Bausch Symposium, Bauhaus-Universit├Ąt Weimar, dOCUMENTA (13), National School of Art Bucharest, Galway Dance Festival, Goldsmiths CUCR Tate, and AAG. Her commissions include GroundWork, Steven Lawrence Center and EGFK Berlin.