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Reframing the Recent Past: ISSUES OF RECONSTRUCTION IN ISRAELI CONTEMPORARY DANCE

Deborah Friedes Galili

in Dance on Its Own Terms: Histories and Methodologies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199939985
eISBN:
9780199333134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939985.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

“Reframing the Recent Past: Issues of Reconstruction in Israeli Contemporary Dance” treats the recent past in a survey of Israeli contemporary dance, framing the study within an examination of that ... 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


The Dancing Body on the Line: An Introduction

Victoria Fortuna

in Moving Otherwise: Dance, Violence, and Memory in Buenos Aires

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190627010
eISBN:
9780190627058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627010.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The introduction first considers the movement for a National Dance Law (2008–), which aims to establish infrastructure and federal funding for all genres of dance in Buenos Aires and throughout the ... More


The Politics of Contemporary Dance

Kalissa Alexeyeff

in Dancing from the Heart: Movement, Gender, and Sociality in the Cook Islands

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832445
eISBN:
9780824870102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832445.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines debates surrounding contemporary dance practice principally on the island of Rarotonga, where the contiguity between dance, government sponsorship, tourism, and other global ... More


Contemporary European Dance and the Commons

Ramsay Burt

in Ungoverning Dance: Contemporary European Theatre Dance and the Commons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199321926
eISBN:
9780190456627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199321926.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter introduces the main themes of the book and the kinds of contemporary dance works that it discusses. Starting with a discussion of Xavier le Roy’s Sans titre (2014) (Untitled, 2014) it ... More


New German Dance Studies

Susan Manning and Lucia Ruprecht (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036767
eISBN:
9780252093869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036767.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book offers fresh histories and theoretical inquiries that resonate across fields of the humanities. Sixteen chapters range from eighteenth-century theater dance to popular contemporary dances ... More


Ungoverning Dance: Contemporary European Theatre Dance and the Commons

Ramsay Burt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199321926
eISBN:
9780190456627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199321926.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Ungoverning Dance examines the work of progressive contemporary dance artists in continental Europe from the mid-1990s to 2015. Placing this work within its historical and political context—that of ... 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


Women Dancing Otherwise: The Queer Feminism of Gu Jiani’s

Emily E. Wilcox

in Queer Dance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199377329
eISBN:
9780199377350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199377329.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

In twenty-first-century urban Chinese contemporary dance, gender and female sexuality are often constructed in ways that reinforce patriarchal and heterosexual social norms. Although “queer dance” as ... More


Access Denied and Sumud: Making A Dance of Asymmetric Warfare

Nicholas Rowe

in Choreographies of 21st Century Wars

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190201661
eISBN:
9780190201692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201661.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter critically reflects on the creative development and performance of Access Denied, a contemporary dance production presented by Ramallah Dance Theatre in 2004. Created and performed ... More


‘Are Karioi, Houses of Entertainment: Dance in History

Kalissa Alexeyeff

in Dancing from the Heart: Movement, Gender, and Sociality in the Cook Islands

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832445
eISBN:
9780824870102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832445.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the role of dance and other expressive forms in precolonial and colonial social life to show the complex historical processes that inform contemporary dance practice. Its ... More


Moving Otherwise: Dance, Violence, and Memory in Buenos Aires

Victoria Fortuna

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190627010
eISBN:
9780190627058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627010.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Moving Otherwise examines how contemporary dance practices in Buenos Aires, Argentina, enacted politics within climates of political and economic violence from the mid-1960s to the mid-2010s. From ... More


Passage to Orpheus

Charles M. Joseph

in Stravinsky and Balanchine: A Journey of Invention

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087123
eISBN:
9780300129342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087123.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on an approaching well-backed competitor to Lincoln Kirstein, even as he pleaded his case for contemporary classical dance in the competitive ballet world of New York. Using the ... More


Never a Solo

Clare Croft

in Dancers as Diplomats: American Choreography in Cultural Exchange

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199958191
eISBN:
9780190226329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199958191.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

This chapter focuses on the collaboration between the Trey McIntyre Project from Boise, Idaho, and the Korea National Contemporary Dance Company from Seoul, Korea—a key example of the “collaborative ... More


Toward Acknowledgment: Care in Diasporic Performances

Christine L. Garlough

in Desi Divas: Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037320
eISBN:
9781621039242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037320.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter begins the discussion of how performance activists advocate a political commitment to justice and care through their performance art. The chapter opens with the story of Shyamala Moorty, ... More


From Étienne Souriau’s The Shadow of God to Mats Ek’s Shadow of Carmen

Fleur Courtois-l ’Heureux

in Speculative Art Histories: Analysis at the Limits

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474421041
eISBN:
9781474438605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421041.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The way Mats Ek revives dramatization process in dance can help to explore another path to "choreographic instauration". While acknowledging the aesthetical paradigm of contemporary dance, how could ... More


Choreographing Epic: The Ocean as Epic ‘Time-Space’ in Homer, Joyce, and Cunningham

Arabella Stanger

in Epic Performances from the Middle Ages into the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198804215
eISBN:
9780191842412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804215.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter brings contemporary dance into dialogue with modernist and Homeric epics through an exploration of Merce Cunningham’s dance in the round, Ocean (1994). Born from Joseph Campbell’s ... More


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