Celeste Nazeli Snowber, PhD is a dancer, poet, writer, award-winning educator, and Professor in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University. Her previous books include Embodied prayer and Embodied inquiry: Writing, living and being through the body. She is author of two other collections of poems, Wild tourist: Instructions to a wild tourist from the divine feminine and co-author of Blue Waiting. Celeste creates site-specific performance and has been the Artist in Residence in the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden creating full-length performances connecting poetry and dance out of each season. Celeste also creates one-woman shows integrating voice, comedy, and dance and has performed across North America and Internationally in a variety of venues, including concerts, galleries, museums, conferences and outdoor spaces. Celeste’s mother was born in Historic Armenia in 1912 before immigrating to Boston and integral to Celeste’s own artistic process is excavating fragments of ancestral memory, which find their way in poems and dances. She can be found at www.celestesnowber.com.
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