Celeste Snowber is a dancer, writer, poet and educator. She is the author of Embodied Prayer and co-author of Landscapes in Aesthetic Education. Her most recent collection of poetry is Wild Tourist and her book, Embodied Inquiry: Writing, Living and Being through the Body will be released in the fall of 2016. Celeste has pioneered embodied ways of inquiry and ways of writing from the body within arts-based research and curriculum theory. She is the recipient of the 2016 Ted T. Aoki Award for Distinguished Service in Canadian Curriculum Studies, and the Artist in Residence at the UBC Botanical Garden where she is creating presentations of dance and poetry in each season. She has performed a full-length show featuring dance, humour and voice titled ‘Women giving birth to a red pepper’.
Celeste is the mother of three amazing adult sons, and she lives with her husband outside Vancouver working as an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University outside Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
At the October 28 gathering of Surrey Muse, Celeste will give us the opportunity to experience some of her work. More information about the event is here: