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Accented Body and Beyond: a Model for Practice-Led Research with Multiple Theory/Practice Outcomes

By Cheryl F. Stock


Dance has always been a collaborative or interdisciplinary practice normally associated with music or sound and visual arts/design. Recent developments with technology have introduced additional layers of interdisciplinary work to include live and virtual forms in the expansion of what Fraleigh (1999:11) terms ‘the dancer oriented in time/space, somatically alive to the experience of moving’. This already multi-sensory experience and knowledge of the dancer is now layered with other kinds of space/time and kinetic awarenesses, both present and distant, through telematic presence, generative systems and/or sensors. In this world of altered perceptions and ways of being, the field of dance research is further opened up to alternative processes of inquiry, both theoretically and in practice, and importantly in the spaces between the two

Topics: 190403 Dance, Dance, Performance Led Research, Accented Body, Choreography, Practice Led Research", HERN
Publisher: Society of Dance History Scholars
Year: 2007
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