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Moving Sites

explores site-specific dance perform via a mix of analytical essays and practitioner money owed in their operating tactics. In delivering this joint attempt of idea and perform, it goals to supply dance teachers, scholars and practitioners with a sequence of discussions that shed gentle either on methods to creating this kind of dance perform, and comparing and reflecting on it.

The edited quantity combines severe considering from a variety of views together with observation and commentary from the fields of dance experiences, human geography and spatial conception as a way to current interdisciplinary discourse and quite a number serious and practice-led lenses by which this sort of paintings will be thought of and explored. In so doing, this booklet addresses the subsequent questions:

· How do choreographers make site-specific dance performance?

· What happens while a relocating physique engages with website, position and environment?

· How could we interpret, examine and overview this kind of dance perform via quite a number theoretical lenses?

· How can this kind of perform tell wider discussions of embodiment, web site, house, position and environment?

This leading edge and fascinating publication seeks to maneuver past description and dialogue of site-specific dance as a spectacle or novelty and considers site-dance as a legitimate and important type of modern dance perform that explores, displays, disrupts, contests and develops understandings and practices of inhabiting and fascinating with quite a number websites and environments.

Dr Victoria Hunter is Senior Lecturer in Dance on the collage of Chichester.

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