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Kinaesthetic Knowing: Aesthetics, Epistemology, Modern Design

Zeynep Çelik Alexander

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226485201
eISBN:
9780226485348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226485348.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This book traces the history of “kinaesthetic knowing,” a form of knowledge associated with the movements of the body, in Imperial Germany. The figures that play central roles in the book invented ... More


Kinesthetic City: Dance and Movement in Chinese Urban Spaces

SanSan Kwan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199921515
eISBN:
9780199980390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921515.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Kinesthetic City takes as its premise the idea that moving bodies, place, history, and identity are mutually productive. Analyzing both everyday movement and contemporary concert dance ... More


Reaching and Moving in 3-D Space

Ian P. Howard

in Perceiving in Depth: Volume 3 Other Mechanisms of Depth Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199764167
eISBN:
9780199949373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764167.003.0253
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Psychology

Ultimately animals use information about the distance and three-dimensional structure of objects to guide their movements. First, the kinesthetic receptors responsible for the sense of position and ... More


Kinesthesia and the Development of Moral Sensibilities

Kathryn Linn Geurts

in Culture and the Senses: Bodily Ways of Knowing in an African Community

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234550
eISBN:
9780520936546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234550.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines kinesthesia, which is a sense found in tendons and muscles, mediated by bodily movement, and discusses the way it is not only highly valued in many Anlo-speaking contexts, but ... More


Dancing Greek Letters

Yopie Prins

in Ladies' Greek: Victorian Translations of Tragedy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691141893
eISBN:
9781400885749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141893.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines why and how women became especially interested in the Euripidean tragedy The Bacchae and tried to make Greek letters dance, figuratively and literally. It shows how women ... More


Vibrating with Taipei: Cloud Gate Dance Theatre and National Kinesthesia

SanSan Kwan

in Kinesthetic City: Dance and Movement in Chinese Urban Spaces

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199921515
eISBN:
9780199980390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921515.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The chapter begins with an investigation of the interrelationships among bodies, cities, histories and Chineseness-es in Taipei. Chapter one explores the everyday experience of moving through Taipei ... More


Jagged Presence in the Liquid City: Choreographing Hong Kong’s Handover

SanSan Kwan

in Kinesthetic City: Dance and Movement in Chinese Urban Spaces

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199921515
eISBN:
9780199980390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921515.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter two experiences the urban terrain of Hong Kong as a kinesthetic dramatization of Hong Kong's unsteady relationship to Chineseness. Through a somatic mapping of the city the chapter examines ... More


America’s Chinatown: Choreographing Illegible Collectivity

SanSan Kwan

in Kinesthetic City: Dance and Movement in Chinese Urban Spaces

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199921515
eISBN:
9780199980390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921515.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This final chapter explores, first, the experience of walking in Chinatown in order to understand the site as not an isolated ethnic enclave, but a diverse, constantly fluctuating, contended space ... More


Epilogue: Kinesthetic City

SanSan Kwan

in Kinesthetic City: Dance and Movement in Chinese Urban Spaces

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199921515
eISBN:
9780199980390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921515.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter concludes the book with a discussion of a dance piece by choreographer Cheng-chieh Yu. Yu's piece, Hood, Veil, Shoes was commissioned by a Taiwan dance company and is inspired by Yu's ... More


The Poetry of Ping-Pong: The Art in Sport

Steve Zeitlin

in The Poetry of Everyday Life: Storytelling and the Art of Awareness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702358
eISBN:
9781501706370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702358.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

In this chapter, the author looks at the poetry of Ping-Pong, his favorite sport. According to Marty Reisman, the game of Ping-Pong died in Bombay, India, in 1952. Reisman, nicknamed “The Needle,” ... More


Kinetic Tropes, Comedic Turns: Dancing To the Lighthouse

Janet Winston

in Contradictory Woolf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533955
eISBN:
9781781384930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533955.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter offers a kinetic reading of Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse inspired by dance. More specifically, it discusses the ways that To the Lighthouse depends upon movement for its effect, ... More


Somatic Movement Arts

Sondra Fraleigh

in Moving Consciously: Somatic Transformations through Dance, Yoga, and Touch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039409
eISBN:
9780252097492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039409.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter discusses somatic movement arts and provides an extensive definition of movement-based somatic practices. The chapter describes somatics as a kinesthetic field for study and cultivation ... More


Radical Somatics

Hillel Braude

in Moving Consciously: Somatic Transformations through Dance, Yoga, and Touch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039409
eISBN:
9780252097492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039409.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance

In this chapter, the author discusses the radical transformative power of somatics and the ways that somatics practice directly affects the precognitive sensibility of the Other; he calls this ... More


Kinesthesia and the Construction of Perceptual Objects

Olivier Gapenne

in Enaction: Toward a New Paradigm for Cognitive Science

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014601
eISBN:
9780262289795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014601.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The aim of this chapter is to study the micro- and ontogenetic processes involved in the phenomenological constitution of space and perceived objects in humans. In lieu of opening up another ... More


Listening Like a Dancer

Kiri Miller

in Playable Bodies: Dance Games and Intimate Media

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190257835
eISBN:
9780190257880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190257835.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter addresses multisensory musicality in dance games, situating gameplay as a form of embodied popular music reception that intersects with other kinds of musical experience and social media ... More


Live Nude Girls: Notes on Being a Naked Participant-Observer

Jessica Berson

in The Naked Result: How Exotic Dance Became Big Business

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199846207
eISBN:
9780190272623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846207.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter addresses the use of autoethnography as a guiding methodology and situates this approach within a body of work on ethnography and autoethnography, especially in studies of sex work. ... More


The Plurality of Perspectives

Christopher McCarroll

in Remembering from the Outside: Personal Memory and the Perspectival Mind

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190674267
eISBN:
9780190674298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190674267.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

There is a second problem with Vendler’s proposed reduction of “objective” imaginings (from-the-outside) to “subjective” imaginings (from-the-inside): it dismisses the possibility of seeing oneself ... More


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