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By Thomas F. DeFrantz, Philipa Rothfield

This e-book renews pondering the relocating physique by way of drawing on dance perform and function from internationally. Eighteen across the world recognized students express how dance can problem our options and emotions approximately our personal and different cultures, our feelings and prejudices, and our experience of private and non-private area. In so doing, they provide a multi-layered reaction to rules of impact and emotion, tradition and politics, and finally, where of dance and paintings itself inside society.

The chapters during this assortment come up from a couple of diverse political and historic contexts. by way of teasing out their element and situating dance inside them, artwork is given a political cost. That cost is educated by way of the paintings of Michel Foucault, Stuart corridor, Gilles Deleuze, Jacques Derrida, Rancière and Luce Irigaray in addition to their forebears akin to Spinoza, Plato and Freud. Taken jointly, Choreography and Corporeality: RELAY in Motion places suggestion into movement, with no forgetting its origins within the social world.

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ROTHFIELD 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. and complete artist is cut off from what is “real” and actual for all eternity’ (Nietzsche, On the Genealogy of Morality, 76). See Hay, My Body the Buddhist. In the practice of the work, Hay suggests that the dancer neither anticipate some future movement, nor dwell upon the past: an attitude she articulates through the phrase, ‘here and gone, here and gone’ (Hay 2014). Invoking the phrase within the dance helps to annul the memorial trace of movements past, including the critical judgements and anxieties that these memories often provoke, and which can interfere with the perception of what’s happening now.

Hay, Deborah. 2000. My body the Buddhist. Middleton: Wesleyan University Press. Hay, Deborah. 2014. Learning curve. Melbourne: Dancehouse, March. (Participatory event). Marx, Karl. 1977. Theses on Feuerbach. In Karl Marx: Selected writings, ed. David McLellan, 156–158. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Move, Richard. Martha @ the 1963 interview. move-itproductions. html. Accessed 16 June 2015. Nietzsche, Friedrich. 1994. On the genealogy of morality, ed. Keith Ansell-Pearson and Trans. Carol Diethe.

For Bel, the piece is a part of his career as an artist, succeeding his earlier works like The Show Must Go On or Véronique Doisneau, and he knows that he is consciously dealing with a modernist critique of the history of dance in the West. But for Klunchun, who has been trained in Khon with his master Chaiyot Khummanee since the age of 16, and is now devoting himself to contemporary dance works dealing with this legacy, the form of Pichet Klunchun and Myself is alien. Even though the dialogue is conducted on equal terms, the stage upon which they stand is conditioned and contextualised within a history of Western theatre.

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