Friday, 31 March 2017

Screening of a film by Robbie Campbell (SOAS)

in conversation with
Fabia Franco and Nicola Brunswick (Psychology) 
& The DaCapo Music Foundation

Robbie Campbell will be presenting an immersive sensory ethnographic film (71 mins) as one strand of his research on the relationships between specific learning difficulties and indigenous processes of music making and acquisition. His case study on Chopi timbila xylophone music in Mozambique attempts to demonstrate and explore parallels between existing interventions for dyslexia and dyspraxia, and the holistic cultural system of socially, informally and aurally transmitted music. This audio-visual presentation hopes to encourage discussion on various themes relating to specific learning difficulties and dyslexia, music education, cross-discipline dialogue, and methodological approaches. 

Everyone welcome!

Please contact Fabia Franco for further information:

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