research/writing/broadcast





research:


>> A Dance of Becoming: SRT, Somatic Dance and New Materialism
Practice based PhD 
Centre for Dance Research, Coventry University 2021-2024

Funded by AHRC, M4C Full Scholarship

>> Improvisation as a Choreographic, Authorial and Creative Principle
International research project with Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, Czech Republic  - with Mirka Eliasova and Mish Rais 2020-2023
Funded by Academy of Performing Arts in Prague and DKR Endowment provided by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic


> > Skinner Releasing Technique and the Autonomic Nervous System: Processes of nurturing embodied experiences of safety and freedom
Master of Arts by Research 
Centre for Dance Research, Coventry University 2019-2021
Funded by AHRC, M4C Full Scholarship
https://pureportal.coventry.ac.uk/en/studentTheses/skinner-releasing-technique-and-the-autonomic-nervous-system




 

book chapters:


>> Manifesting Dance: Homecoming, Expansion and a New Frame for Dance

Chapter - in ‘Skinner Releasing Technique - A Movement and Dance Practice’
Ed Manny A. Emslie, Triarchy Press, UK 2021 https://blackwells.co.uk/bookshop/product/Skinner-Releasing-Technique-by-Manny-Emslie-editor/9781913743291
   


> > An Intricate Field - In search of freedom and togetherness: inter-subjectivity and materiality in shared space
Chapter - in ‘Attending to Movement: Somatic Perspectives on Living in the World’. Ed. Whatley, Garret-Brown, Alexander, Triarchy Press, UK 2015https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=XfwlDwAAQBAJ&pg=PT118&lpg=PT118&dq=an+intricate+field+lizzy+le+quesne&source=bl&ots=LC0emi4qDA&sig=ACfU3U2KhvRtOFV_aV9FJq4z3-HT1lm_Gg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiEvfHx_KrmAhVEtnEKHWDnA8gQ6AEwEHoECAkQAQ#v=onepage&q=an%20intricate%20field%20lizzy%20le%20quesne&f=true

http://www.triarchypress.net/attending-to-movement.html
                                                                                                                  





journal papers:


> >  A dance practice of ‘choreographic improvisation’: interview with Rosalind Crisp
Mirka Eliášová, Lizzy Le Quesne, Mish Rais

Independent Dance’s Digital Library 2022
https://independentdance.co.uk/library

> > Nervous Systems: incessant feeling states and dance as life
Disability Arts Online, July 2019
https://disabilityarts.online/magazine/opinion/nervous-systems-incessant-feeling-states-and-dance-as-life/

> > Learning to Dance in the 21st Century: Skinner Releasing Technique as Technology of Becoming, in a New Materialist Frame
Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices. Issue 10.1 Pedagogy and Process: Somatic Informed Education in a Postmodern Era’ 2018
https://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/intellect/jdsp/2018/00000010/00000001/art00007

> > PostWar Space Girls: urban space, girls and the abject
BodySpaceMemory - Visualising Relationships - Symposium, Coventry University 2015

> > An Intricate Field           
Conference of Dance and Somatic Practices, Coventry University 2013. (Choreographic intervention into public space, exploring embodied intersubjectivity and Michael Klien’s ‘Propositions t 2010/2o Dance Differently’)

> > The Reach for Presence
Afterall Journal Online 2010 
http://www.afterall.org/online/the-reach-for-presence


> > Art Penetrates Life: Rosemary Lee’s Square Dances, Dance Umbrella 2012
People Dancing: The Foundation for Community Dance, Spring/Summer 2012 https://www.communitydance.org.uk/DB/animated-library/art-penetrates-life?ed=28503

> > What is a feminist now? Consumerism, capitalism, class and the body
Umulec, Divus 2010/2
http://divus.cc/london/en/article/what-is-a-feminist-now-consumerism-capitalism-class-and-the-body

> > Welcome to the Free World.  Productive squabbling at Authentic Structures
Authentic Structures symposium on art in post communist Eastern Europe, Prague 2004
Umulec, Divus 2004/4
http://divus.cc/london/en/article/welcome-to-the-free-world

> > Goshka Macuga: The Nature of the Beast
Divus 2010/1
http://divus.cc/london/en/article/goshka-macuga-the-nature-of-the-beast-whitechapel-gallery-london






live presentation and broadcast:


>> Becoming Spongey, movement class, Inkling Room, Netil Radio
 https://soundcloud.com/inklingroom/movement-class-winklingroom-presents-lizzy-le-quesne-and-wash-electra-oc
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Reaching Dancers Unconscious Experience through the Skinner Releasing Technique. Interview, CNADE Podcast ‘Dance Education in the 21st Century’  2021
https://open.spotify.com/show/7aOX9cn59xb0SSa7ewpTR9
>> Jarmila Jerabkova International Choreography Competition, Jury member
Prague 2002, 2003, 2004, 2017

>> Dance as Medicine, Chisenhale Dance Space and online, interview 2017
>> Memory at Work, Independent Dance 2016
>> Reading Dance, Discussion Panel, Czech Dance Platform Prague 2015
>> Meaning and Movement, Presenter, Dancing Oxford Festival, 2014
>> Skype Dialogues (recording/editing) - with Frank Bock. What Now festival. Siobhan Davies Dance Studios 2013
>> On Taking Care: Rosemary Lee’s Common Dance Writer, Presenter (DVD) Rescen 2012
>> Childbirth and Dance, Writer Presenter, Resonance FM (radio) 2011
>> Writers’ Response, What If? Festival, Writer, Presenter, Siobhan Davies Studios 2010
>> Movement and Meaning, Writer, Presenter, Siobhan Davies Studios 2010
>> Dance and Performance Art - The Great Divide, Guest Provocateur, Panel discussion, Summer Dancing Festival, Coventry 2009





arts, dance, culture magazines and newspapers:


>> Afterall;    >> Animated;     >> Ballet International;  >> Ballet-Tanz;    >> Contemporary;     >> Choreograph.net;    >> Dance Magazine USA;    >> Dance Theatre Journal;    >> Disability Arts Online;   >> Flash Art;    >> Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices;      >> State of Art;     >> Tanz;   >> TanecniZona;   >> Time Out Guides (Prague) >> Umelec International  >> Artist and arts festival catalogue;
>> Prague Post (art and dance reviews 2001-2007); >> Lidove Noviny; >> Central Europe Review; >> Transitions Online; >> Intelligent Life

               


editing:


>> Tanecni Zona / Dance Zone - print quarterly magazine, Czech Republic. 2001-2005 (acting editor in chief 2003-2004)   http://www.tanecnizona.cz/
>> Konfrontace/ Confrontations performance festival catalogues 2001, 2002
>> Duncan Centre Conservatoire 10 Years Anniversary brochure 2002
>> Skype Dialogues - with Frank Bock. What Now festival. Siobhan Davies Dance Studios 2013  https://vimeo.com/user1755486