Dance Sustainability - dance as a process for creative, embodied and participative learning in sustainability in higher education.
My role: guest-lecturer / dance pedagogue, co-responsible for developing and conducting arts-based workshops in collaboration with Silvia Bruzzone at Mälardalen University, Västerås/Sweden.
Current work: elaborating workshops based in creative dance on urban sustainability - within the course Sustainability - for bachelor students in civil engineering at MDU (autumn 2021, 2022 & 2023).
Research activities: Publication: Bruzzone, S. and Stridsberg, H. (forthcoming 2023). Dancing urban waters. A posthuman feminist perspective on arts-based practice for sustainable education, in Cozza M. and Gherardi S. The Posthumanist Epistemology of Practice Theory. Re-imagining Method in Organization Studies and Beyond, Palgrave. Conference presentations: Stridsberg, H. & Bruzzone, S. 2023. Exploring urban sustainability through creative dance. Methodological reflections. Embodying Climate Change: Interdisciplinary Workshop, 20-21 September, Institute of Anthropology and Ethnology, AMU, Poznan, Poland. Bruzzone, S. & Stridsberg, H. 2022. Dancing urban waters. A posthumanist perspective on sustainability in engineering education. After Method in Organization Studies IV: The epistemology of practice, 16-17 June, Mälardalen University, Västerås, Sweden.
tangoqueerer.se Tango Queerer Stockholm - a platform for tango activities that adopt a queer-feminist and norm-critical philosophy emphasizing following and leading for all, as well as an open, inclusive and explorational attitude towards tango styles and codes.
My role: co-founder, dancer, dance teacher & workshop facilitator in collaboration with Malin Backström. Organizer of social dance events, tango DJ.
Current work: weekly tango classes (in collaboration with Studieförbundet Bilda) & social dance events at Studio Touch & Hälsans Hus in Stockholm. Private classes. Regular workshops in various venues such as ABF Stockholm, Kvinnohöjdens feministiska kursgård & Lillsveds folkhögskola and at festivals such as Stockholm Pride Festival & Tango Norte New Years Festival. Guest teaching for tango communities in Gothenburg and Norrköping. Tango classes for the student union at the Stockholm University of the Arts (SKH) 2022-2023.
Research activities: Publication: Stridsberg, H., Backström, M., Bruzzone, S. 2021. The Double Role Tango Movement in Sweden. A Queer and/or Feminist Project? In: Bachelor, R., Havmoller, B., Plaschinski, M.eds. Queer Tango Futures: Dancing for Change in a Post-Covid World. (Online). Birthe Havmoller / Queertangobook.org, pp. 65-95. http://queertangobook.org/publications/queer-tango-futures/