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Margit Galanter

UC Davis

Margit Galanter is a dance poet, educator, and cultural instigator living on Huchiun, unceded Chochenyo Ohlone land, also known as California, East Bay. Margit have had the fortune to practice Lisa Nelson’s Tuning Scores since 1996. Shx is fascinated by the inextricable relations made evident through subtle movement, dialogue, and perceptual vibrancy, and hir syncretic approach is based on decades of practice in movement/art lineages such as the Tuning Scores, the Feldenkrais Method, Suprapto Suryodarmo’s Amerta Movement, and Wild Goose Qigong. Margit collaborates with queer, feminist, indigenous, critical race studies, as well as earth-erotic, intercultural, and embodied approaches. This mosaic of inquiry and action is assembled and offered through the vivid grove — a live art school for moving, learning, creative evolution, and collective liberatory practices. They have written multiple articles, chapters, co-edited the book Embodied Lives and is currently a doctoral student at University of California at Davis in Performance Studies.