Apr 16, 2023, 2PM–4PM

Extra Credit: Short Cuts

Carolyn Lazard, Leans, Reverses (still), 2022. Courtesy of the artist. (A pitch black background. Centered in the bottom third of the image are white captions that read, “Pause. Tip toe arrival”).

Short Cuts: A Dance on Film Workshop in Response to Carolyn Lazard’s Long Take

Explore movement and documentation techniques central to Carolyn Lazard: Long Take in this hands-on workshop led by MFA candidates and ICA docents, Catching On Thieves and Gayoung Lee. Learn about the history of dance and its documentation before improvising and captioning a dance score of your own!


Register to attend this workshop here. 

If you require any accessibility accommodations such as audio description or ASL interpretation, or have any questions about the program, please contact Brittany Clottey at bclottey@ica.upenn.edu.

About this series

Extra Credit is a programming series for anyone interested in learning about the ideas, terms, practices, and history of contemporary art in an informal setting. Led by local artists and graduate students from the Penn’s Weitzman School of Design, eash session is designed to provide audiences a peek into the facilitator’s practice, get inspired to try a related artmaking technique, and/or enrich their understanding of complex ideas around contemporary art.

About the artists

Catching On Thieves (she/her) uses movies, plays, drawing, sculpting, and writing to understand what is to be & to stay alive. She is a first-year MFA candidate at UPenn and a 2023 Queer Art Mentorship fellow.

Gayoung Lee (they/she) is an interdisciplinary artist with a focus on performance, video installation, and writing. They investigate the formation of a relationship, conflict, obsession, and trauma by linguistic alienation. Lee is a first-year MFA candidate at the University of Pennsylvania and a Fulbright scholar.


Programming at ICA is made possible in part by the Emily and Jerry Spiegel Fund to Support Contemporary Culture and Visual Arts and the Lise Spiegel Wilks and Jeffrey Wilks Family Foundation. Public and Student Engagement at ICA is supported by the Bernstein Public Engagement Fund, Suzanne Weiss Doft & Jacob W. Doft, Hilarie L. & Mitchell Morgan, and by Dana McDonald Strong & Mark W. Strong.