Ph.D Sarahí Lay Trigo

Born and raised in Guadalajara, México.

Researcher in Education, Anthropology, Art and Dance.
 

Ph.D. in Education.

M.A. in Management and Policies of Higher Education from the University of Guadalajara. B.A. in Communication Sciences.

B.A. in Dance.

 

She was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) and fellow of the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT) from 2018 to 2020. Her postdoctoral research focused in Mexican folkloric dancers in the United States.

She is a multidisciplinary scholartist interested in study dance, art and communication from different fields of knowledge such as philosophy, physics, anthropology, music and filming.

 

She is also a dancer and a choreographer. As a dancer she had developed a particular style of dance she called flamenco-flow. She had experienced different styles of dance and movement such as flamenco, ballet, Mexican folkloric, Modern, Yoga and Kung-Fu. As a researcher and dancer she has taught different courses, workshops, presentations, conferences, educational concerts of art and dance in Mexico, Argentina, Canadá, the United States and Spain.

She has also ventured into the creation of documentary video, her first documentary is about dance reality of Mexican folk dancers in the United States.

 

Languages: Spanish, French and English

Film work

Spiritual Battle Trilogy. I. Spiritual Awakening. II. Shamanic Battle. III. Self-Return.

Experimental Dance-Film                        Director / Editor / Choreographer / Dancer                 – 2020

Original Music by Carlos Lay C Lay

Los Mejicas at UCSC: A Dance Island of Belonging and Encounter   

Documentary                                           Producer / Director / Researcher / Editor                    – 2020

Original Music by Carlos Lay C Lay

2010 - present

Scientific Articles

2021

“Cuatro cuerpos para la construcción de personajes en la danza escénica”.

Revista de Investigación Teatral de la Universidad Veracruzana. Revista de artes escénicas y performatividad. (To be published).

2020

“Ser uno siendo dos, memoria en movimiento. Entrevista con los bailarines Julieta Camacho y Adrian Lay”.

Capítulo de libro. La huella sensible del Pasado. Pasado y Memoria en el Arte y la Cultura. Eds. Sarahí Lay Trigo, Irma Susana Carbajal Vaca y Jorge Arturo Chamorro Escalante. 

2020                          

“Searching for el Duende. An Autoethnography of the phenomenon of flowing in-and-within-dance”. PARtake, the Journal of Performance as Research. 

 

2019                          

“El espacio formativo y las herramientas de trabajo en la danza clásica: una reflexión filosófica”. AusArt Journal for Research in Art. 

 

2019                          

“Autonomía, determinación, razón y valores en las concepciones antropológicas de la teoría organizacional clásica”. Co-authored with Gerardo Romo Morales. Revista Internacional de Organizaciones, Universitat Rovirá i Virgili, Tarragona, España.

 

2018                          

“Ser implicado. Dejar de ‘ser-objetivo’ para ‘ser-ejercitante’ en la investigación social”. Thémata. Revista de Filosofía. Facultad de Filosofía.

 

2015                          

“La relación arte y ciencia. El binomio: Dibujo anatómico y cirugía reconstructiva”. Co-authored with Adrián Lay Ruiz. Arte y Ciencia Convergencia Creativa. Eds. Hugo Cristóbal Gil Flores y Verónica Livier Díaz Núñez.

 

2013                          

“Migrarte. Ciencia y arte visual, un diálogo identitario bilateral”. EARI Educación Artística, Revista de Investigación. Co-authored with Pedro Lasch.

 

2012                          

“El ‘Hombre Complejo’ para la relación Arte, Ciencia y Tecnología”. International Conference, EUMED.                

2010 - present

Education

2018-2020     

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC). Fellow Researcher of the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT)

 

2014-2018

Ph.D. in Education.

University of Guadalajara, Mexico

Dissertation: Ser Danza. Trayectorias profesionales en el arte del movimiento. (The Dance being: Development paths in the art of movement).

2007-2009

M.A. in Management and Policies of Higher Education.

 University of Guadalajara, Mexico

1998-2003

B.A. in Communication Sciences.

Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Occidente ITESO

2018-2021      

B.A. in Scenic Arts in Dance Expression. 

University of Guadalajara, Mexico

© 2020 by Sarahí Lay.