Carrie Lobman, Barbara O’Neill and Tony Perone will head out to Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 15, to present at the The Association for the Study of Play (TASP) conference. The multi-disciplinary event is still somewhat of a rarity for inviting play researchers into the same sandbox with play practitioners. Says Lobman in a recent post on ImprovisationalLearning.org
Barb, Tony and I have been working for some time now….to introduce TASP to playwork created by people from across the world who identify more with performance than with play…These include colleagues from Performing the World — a community which the Institute has helped to grow since 2001… READ MORE
Lobman and O’Neill will present on highlights of their recent book, Play and Performance, the 11th volume in TASP’s Play and Culture Studies Series. Joining them will be contributing authors, Sally Bailey, Stacey DeZutter, Kristen French, Ruth Harman and Debora Wisnewski.