'Dancing the Beach: Between Land, Sea and Sky'

Hunter, Victoria (2015) 'Dancing the Beach: Between Land, Sea and Sky'. In: Moving Sites: Investigating Site-Specific Dance Performance. ROUTLEDGE, London.

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Abstract

The chapter explores notions of how borders and boundaries between body and environment are explored by choreographers and movement practitioners engaging with coastally-located site-specific dance performance. The chapter considers the beach and coastal locations as liminal, hybridised sites comprising elements of fluidity and stability, permanence and impermanence, the wild and the urban, and discusses site-dance work located within these sites as a form of hybridised dance practice comprising elements of pedestrianism, dance and extra-daily movement.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Site specific dance performance, choreography, body space and place, beaches
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Divisions: Departments > Dance
Depositing User: Vicky Hunter
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2016 10:14
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2017 14:38
URI: http://eprints.chi.ac.uk/id/eprint/1795

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