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February 2011

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BodyCartography Project’s Olive Bieringa at the Bell Museum

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Source: City Pages

Author: Sheila Regan

Date: February 23, 2011

Science meets art on Thursday for a unique installation at the Bell Museum led by choreographer Olive Bieringa ofBodyCartography Project. Part of an artist-in-residence program at the museum, Bieringa has spent the last month talking to scientists and developing an installation called Proximity that explores social boundaries, personal space, and animal behavior.

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Bell Museum event gets up close and personal with dance

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Source: MPR

February 23, 2011

Author Euan Kerr

Olive Bieringa doesn’t pull her punches when it comes to the local audience. “People in Minnesota are nice, but I think there is a little anxiety about proximity and intimacy,” she says. Bieringa, (shown here in a previous work) is co-director of the Body Cartography Project will be looking to pokeat some of those anxieties with an evening called “Proximity” at the Bell Museum at the U of M’s Minneapolis campus tomorrow night. It’s the latest Bell Museum Social, which presents an artist in residence in the context ofthe Bell’s natural history displays.

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