March 20, 2023

PROGRESSIVE ARTIST AWARD RECIPIENT  Congratulations to Breanna Barrington for receiving MZD’s Progressive Artist Award! The Mile Zero Dance Progressive Artist Award recognizes the achievements of Edmonton-based artists who actively work

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MZD Progressive Artist Award Recipient

January 14, 2023

WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD? by Kelly Ruth Exploring Dance in virtual worlds with movement artists has been really fascinating and satisfying for me. I’m curious about how humans adopt

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Dance In The Metaverse: What does the future hold?

December 30, 2022

Dance in the Metaverse | WHY BRING DANCE INTO VIRTUAL WORLDS? By Kelly Ruth While exploring art in virtual worlds it is easy to understand how visual art or sound art can

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Dance In The Metaverse: Why bring dance into virtual worlds?

December 15, 2022

Dance In The Metaverse: What is this project all about? By Kelly Ruth With all the buzz about the metaverse lately, tech companies are scrambling to become THE metaverse that

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Dance In The Metaverse: What is this project all about?

May 12, 2022

DIASPORIC DANCES: RAGE, RECKONINGS AND OTHER REFLECTIONS In recognition of Asian Heritage Month, we’re taking a look back at Diasporic Dances: Rage, Reckonings and Other Reflections, in conversation with Natalie

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Diasporic Dances: Rage, Reckonings and Other Reflections

May 10, 2022

This Season, MZD has commissioned poets to respond to the work created by dance artists. Thinking about dance through poetry adds a different perspective to the work and opens up

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SHED by Jordan Baylon

March 27, 2022

In the past month, it feels a bit like the world has turned upside down without anyone noticing. Naturally, everyone is aware of the devastating war in Ukraine, a calamity that

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Climate Art by Melanie Kloetzel

March 22, 2022

When Artistic Director, Gerry Morita, approached me to curate the 2021 Winter Salon the first thing I thought was, “Which ACB femmes do I know that I can invite to

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Centering ACB Femmes and Repetition by Lebo Disele

February 8, 2022

When I mention the word failure (in relation to art practice), most folks think that it means I cannot do the thing I have set out to do. Or they

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A Letter on Failure by Some Artist You Don’t Know