(Re)Positioning Site Dance: Local Acts, Global Perspectives

Barbour, Karen, Hunter, Victoria and Kloetzel, Melanie (2019) (Re)Positioning Site Dance: Local Acts, Global Perspectives. Intellect, Bristol UK, pp. 189-218. ISBN 9781783209989

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Abstract

Site-based dance performance and sited movement explorations implicate dance makers, performers, and audience members in a number of dialogical processes between body, site, and environment. This book aims to articulate international approaches to the making, performing, and theorizing of site-based dance. Drawing on perspectives from three practitioner-academics based in three distinct world regions--Europe, North America, and Oceania--the authors explore a range of practices that engage with socio-cultural, political, ecological, and economic discourses, and demonstrate how these discourses both frame and inform processes of site dance making as well as shape the ways in which such interventions are conceived and evaluated. Intended for artists, scholars, and students, (Re)Positioning Site Dance is an important addition to the theoretical discourse on place and performance in an era of global socio-political and ecological transformation.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: Ebook ISBN: 9781789380132
Uncontrolled Keywords: Site Dance, Urban Performativity, Parks, Squares
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > GV1580 Dance > GV1782 Stage. Setting and Scenery
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > GV1580 Dance
Divisions: Departments > Dance
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Depositing User: Vicky Hunter
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2021 13:42
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2021 13:50
URI: http://eprints.chi.ac.uk/id/eprint/5646

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