Category: Dance

  • Download La danse à l'écoute des nouvelles technologies: Des by Julie Talland Terradillos PDF

    By Julie Talland Terradillos

    Inscrire l'art de los angeles danse au sein même de l'art numérique, c'est ajouter une nouvelle "écoute" à los angeles corporéité établie. Ce livre présente les contraintes inhérentes d'une danse écrite, notée, photographiée, sensiblement fragile, vacillant dans les vagues souvenirs jusqu'à devenir une danse numérisée, capturée en intégralité par l'outil vidéo. Décrypter cette mutation dans le spectacle vivant est l'objectif de cet essai.
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  • Download The Green Table: The Labanotation Score, Text, Photographs, by Ann Hutchinson Guest PDF

    By Ann Hutchinson Guest

    * rating, pictures, and construction info of 1 of this century's best-loved ballets * contains infrequent archival fabric * Packaged with audio CD This paintings brings jointly the entire dance rating of the golf green Table--one of the main recognized ballets of the twentieth century--in Labanotation, in addition to song notation for the piano accompaniment and a whole recording of the accompaniment on CD. it is usually numerous essays in regards to the paintings and its genesis, and lots of ancient construction pictures. This e-book is a vital merchandise for all faculties with dance courses to possess of their libraries and for students attracted to the learn of latest dance.
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  • Download Afro-Mexico by Anita González,Ben Vinson,George O. Jackson,José Manuel PDF

    By Anita González,Ben Vinson,George O. Jackson,José Manuel Pellicer

    whereas Africans and their descendants have lived in Mexico for hundreds of years, many Afro-Mexicans don't think of themselves to be both black or African. for nearly a century, Mexico has promoted an amazing of its electorate as having a mixture of indigenous and ecu ancestry. This obscures the presence of African, Asian, and different populations that experience contributed to the expansion of the state. besides the fact that, functionality studies—of dance, tune, and theatrical events—reveal the effect of African humans and their cultural productions on Mexican society.In this paintings, Anita González articulates African ethnicity and artistry in the broader landscape of Mexican tradition via that includes dance occasions which are played both through Afro-Mexicans or via different ethnic Mexican teams approximately Afro-Mexicans. She illustrates how dance displays upon social histories and relationships and records how citizens of a few sectors of Mexico build their histories via functionality. competition dances and, occasionally, specialist staged dances aspect to a continuous negotiation between local American, Spanish, African, and different ethnic identities in the evolving country of Mexico. those performances embrace the cellular histories of ethnic encounters simply because each one dance incorporates a spectrum of characters dependent upon neighborhood events and historic memories.
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  • Download The Modern Bachateros: 27 Interviews by Julie A. Sellers PDF

    By Julie A. Sellers

    The guitar-based track often called bachata used to be born within the Dominican Republic within the early Sixties. delivered to the U.S. through Dominican migrants, it has continuously built to mirror the altering tastes of fanatics and musicians. Bachata turned more and more well known between more youthful Dominican american citizens within the Nineties and 2000s. This iteration of artists reshaped the song, mixing a number of genres with Spanish and English lyrics to mirror their multicultural truth. during this ebook, 27 artists proportion their own and collective insights into how sleek bachata offers an intimate illustration of what it capacity to be Dominican, Latino, multicultural, and bilingual in a transnational setting.
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  • Download Perspectives on Contemporary Dance History: Revisiting by Thomas K. Hagood,Luke C. Kahlich PDF

    By Thomas K. Hagood,Luke C. Kahlich

    this can be an abridged model of the full e-book. References were got rid of. the total identify is usually available.

    Contemporary American dance students agree that the 1st venue for severely proficient, acutely aware, and various reflections on dance was once Impulse. whereas Impulse was once famous because the platform for dance scholarship in the course of the years of its book, following its cessation in 1970, just a handful of libraries and collections retained an entire supplement of its concerns. over the years and out of view Impulse started to fade from reminiscence, and lots of upcoming dance students have been ignorant of its wealthy historical past and seminal contributions to the sphere. thankfully, as Impulse accumulated airborne dirt and dust on cabinets, applied sciences developed that provided desire for the maintenance of print and media collections. In 2008 a venture used to be initiated to maintain Impulse as a electronic assortment and produce jointly a cohort of dance students to research each one factor from modern standpoint. Their accumulated works are provided in modern Dance heritage: Revisiting Impulse, 1950-1970. there's no similar learn or venture designed to maintain and facilitate entry to unique resource fabrics in dance at present. views on modern Dance heritage: Revisiting Impulse, 1950-1970 stands by myself as a compendium of serious analyses of the complete roster of a booklet devoted to dance. As eminent authors of the time have been invited to give a contribution to problems with Impulse, modern dance students have been invited to give a contribution to this ebook that examines Impulse from trendy standpoint. This quantity revisits the journal's breadth of observation, scope of authorship, and provocative but enticing discourses. In those regards views on modern Dance historical past: Revisiting Impulse, 1950-1970 is not like the other modern quantity of dance experiences. views on modern Dance heritage: Revisiting Impulse, 1950-1970 should be of curiosity to present and rising dance students, dance historians, cultural theorists, schooling expert, arts librarians, and people who search a version for reclaiming the foundational literature of a discipline.
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  • Download Mastering Movement: The Life and Work of Rudolf Laban by John Hodgson PDF

    By John Hodgson

    Like Picasso in portray, Stravinsky in song, or Stanislavski in theatre, Rudolf Laban (1879–1958) has been a seminal impact in modern arts.

    This is the 1st significant examine of Laban's circulate theories and perform, exploring the guidelines on studying move and giving the reader a realistic knowing of stability and concord within the human physique – the middle of Laban's considering. John Hodgson appears to be like on the assorted levels of Laban's lifestyles and writings to teach that Laban's options approximately human stream and its mastery and keep watch over are the construction blocks for a pragmatic realizing of the way the human physique can create either attractiveness and purity via movement.

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  • Download Street Scenes: Late Medieval Acting and Performance (The New by S. Aronson-Lehavi PDF

    By S. Aronson-Lehavi

    highway Scenes bargains a thought of past due medieval performing and function via a clean and unique studying of the Tretise of Miraclis Pleyinge. The functionality concept standpoint hired the following, besides the exam of actor/character dialectics, paves the best way to realizing either spiritual theatre and the complexity of overdue medieval theatricalities. Sharon Aronson-Lehavi demonstrates the life of a overdue medieval discourse in regards to the double attraction of theatre functionality: an inventive medium enacting sacred heritage whereas concurrently concerning the current lives of its creators and spectators.
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  • Download Performing Arts and Therapeutic Implications by Tanvi Bajaj,Swasti Shrimali Vohra PDF

    By Tanvi Bajaj,Swasti Shrimali Vohra

    Presenting another viewpoint, this ebook proposes that appearing arts forge an emotional bond among the performer and the viewers, making the act of functionality a healing and restorative adventure, and never only recreational.

    Studying the life-experiences of six artists, and their detailed engagement with 3 artwork types — tune, drama and dance — the ebook highlights the actual, emotional, psychological, and non secular results of appearing arts either at the performers and the viewers. extra importantly, it takes the present knowing of the healing function of arts past a deficit version of healthiness that specializes in their use in curing health problems, disabilities and imbalances, in the direction of a extra optimistic growth-centric version that relates them to selling holistic psychological healthiness, wellbeing and fitness and happiness. It therefore bridges the space among the theoretical knowing of artistic arts remedy and the sensible adventure of acting arts in non-therapeutic settings. extra, it assumes expanding relevance with appreciate to fast-changing life to which tension and ill-health are usually attributed.

    The e-book will entice artists, educators and researchers of acting arts, utilized psychology, counselling and treatment, and cultural reviews, in addition to common readers.

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  • Download Closer: Performance, Technologies, Phenomenology (Leonardo by Susan Kozel PDF

    By Susan Kozel

    In Closer, Susan Kozel attracts on concert perform, electronic applied sciences, and the philosophical process of phenomenology. knowledgeable in dance and philosophy, Kozel areas the human physique on the middle of explorations of interactive interfaces, responsive structures, and affective computing, asking what could be came across as we turn into in the direction of our pcs -- as they turn into extensions of our methods of pondering, relocating, and touching. functionality, Kozel argues, can act as a catalyst for knowing wider social and cultural makes use of of electronic expertise. Taking this one step additional, performative acts of sharing the physique via our electronic units foster a collaborative building of recent actual states, degrees of wakeful understanding, or even ethics. We reencounter ourselves and others via our interactive desktops. What we want now are conceptual and methodological frameworks to mirror this. Kozel deals a well timed transforming of the phenomenology of French thinker Maurice Merleau-Ponty. this technique, in accordance with a admire for lived adventure, starts off by means of hearing the senses and noting insights that arrive in the middle of dance, or easily in the course of existence. the combo of functionality and phenomenology provided by means of nearer yields entwinements among event and mirrored image that make clear, problematize, or restructure scholarly techniques to human our bodies utilizing electronic applied sciences. After outlining her method and technique and clarifying the main suggestions of functionality, applied sciences, and virtuality, Kozel applies phenomenological strategy to the adventure of designing and acting in various computational structures: telematics, movement seize, responsive architectures, and wearable computing. The transformative capability of the alchemy among our bodies and applied sciences is the basis of nearer. With cautious layout, destiny generations of responsive structures and cellular units can extend our social, actual, and emotional exchanges. Susan Kozel is affiliate Professor within the university of Interactive Arts and expertise at Simon Fraser collage, Vancouver, Canada.
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