Download Moving Words: Re-Writing Dance by Gay Morris PDF

By Gay Morris

Moving Words presents an instantaneous line into the main urgent concerns in modern dance scholarship, in addition to insights into ways that dance contributes to and creates tradition. rather than representing a unmarried point of view, the essays during this quantity mirror various views and signify the debates swirling inside of dance.
The members confront uncomplicated questions of definition and interpretation inside dance reviews, whereas even as analyzing broader matters, comparable to the physique, gender, type, race, nationalism and cross-cultural alternate. particular essays handle such subject matters because the black male physique in dance, gender and subversions within the dances of Mark Morris, race and nationalism in Martha Graham's 'American Document', and the historical past of oriental dance.

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Download Making Global Health Care Innovation Work: Standardization by N. Engel,I. Van Hoyweghen,A. Krumeich,Ine Van Hoyweghen PDF

By N. Engel,I. Van Hoyweghen,A. Krumeich,Ine Van Hoyweghen

worldwide well-being consists of, between many stuff the intensified traveling of individuals, assets, applied sciences, wisdom, criteria, and concepts. This publication describes what occurs whilst recommendations are transferred to new settings: What paintings is required to cause them to paintings, but in addition how they modify the surroundings into which they're introduced.

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Download Stepping Left: Dance and Politics in New York City, by Ellen Graff PDF

By Ellen Graff

Stepping Left at the same time unveils the unconventional roots of recent dance and recollects the thrill and effort of latest York urban within the Nineteen Thirties. Ellen Graff explores the connection among the fashionable dance flow and leftist political activism during this interval, describing the instant in American dance historical past whilst the innovative fervor of "dancing smooth" used to be joined with the progressive imaginative and prescient promised by means of the Soviet Union. This account unearths the key contribution of Communist and left-wing politics to fashionable dance in the course of its early life in long island urban.
From Communist get together pageants to union corridor performances to advantages for the Spanish Civil battle, Graff records the passionate involvement of yankee dancers within the political and social controversies that raged in the course of the melancholy period. Dancers shaped collectives and experimented with collaborative equipment of composition while that they have been marching in could Day parades, demonstrating for employees’ rights, and protesting the increase of fascism in Europe. Graff files the explosion of choreographic task that observed this full of life period—when sleek dance was once attempting to determine legitimacy and its personal viewers. Stepping Left restores a lacking legacy to the historical past of yankee dance, a colourful second that used to be supressed within the McCarthy period and virtually misplaced to reminiscence. Revisiting debates between writers and dancers in regards to the position of political content material and ethnicity in new dance varieties, Stepping Left is a landmark paintings of dance history.

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Download Second Skin: Josephine Baker & the Modern Surface by Anne Anlin Cheng PDF

By Anne Anlin Cheng

in the course of the determine of Josephine Baker, Second Skin tells the tale of an unforeseen but enduring intimacy among the discovery of a modernist kind and the theatricalization of black epidermis on the flip of the 20 th century. Stepping outdoors of the platitudes surrounding this iconic determine, Anne A. Cheng argues that Baker's recognized nakedness needs to be understood inside of greater philosophic and aesthetic debates approximately, and wish for, 'pure floor' that crystallized on the convergence of recent paintings, structure, equipment, and philosophy. via Cheng's research, Baker emerges as a primary artist whose paintings engages with and affects numerous modes of modernist exhibit reminiscent of movie, images, paintings, or even the trendy house.

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Download Alla Osipenko: Beauty and Resistance in Soviet Ballet by Joel Lobenthal PDF

By Joel Lobenthal

Alla Osipenko is the gripping tale of 1 of history's maximum ballerinas, a brave insurgent who paid the cost for conversing fact to the Soviet country. She studied with Agrippina Vaganova, the main respected and influential of all Russian ballet teachers, and in 1950, she joined the Mariinsky (then-Kirov) Ballet, the place her traces, shapes, and hobbies either exemplified the venerable traditions of Russian ballet and propelled these traditions ahead into uncharted and experimental realms.

She was once the 1st of her new release of Kirov stars to enchant the West while she danced in Paris in 1956. yet dancing for the institution had its downsides, and Osipenko's sharp tongue and marked independence, in addition to her almost-reckless flouting of Soviet ideas for private and political behavior, quickly came across her all yet quarantined in Russia. An the world over acclaimed ballerina on the top of her profession, she came upon that she might now need to succeed within the face of each test through the Soviet country and the Kirov management to humble her.

In Alla Osipenko, acclaimed dance author Joel Lobenthal tells Osipenko's tale for the 1st time in English, drawing on forty interviews with the prima ballerina, and tracing her existence from Classical darling to avant-garde insurgent. through the e-book, Osipenko talks frankly and freely in a manner that few Russians of her new release have allowed themselves to. Her voice rises above the incidents as unhesitating and swish as her mythical adagios. Candid, irreverent, and, chiefly, self sustaining -- Osipenko and her tale open a window right into a attention-grabbing and little-discussed world.

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Download Interactive Dance Series: Beginning Tap Dance by Lisa Lewis PDF

By Lisa Lewis

starting faucet Dance introduces scholars to faucet dance process and assists scholars in cultivating an appreciation of faucet dance as a appearing paintings. this article information etiquette, classification expectancies, wellbeing and fitness, and damage prevention for dancers. It additionally covers heritage, significant artists, types, and aesthetics.

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Download Envisioning Dance on Film and Video: Dance for the Camera by Judy Mitoma,ELIZABETH ZIMMER,Dale Ann Stieber PDF

By Judy Mitoma,ELIZABETH ZIMMER,Dale Ann Stieber

Virtually all people operating in dance at the present time makes use of digital media know-how. Envisioning Dance on movie and Video chronicles this 100-year historical past and provides readers new perception on how dance creatively exploits the paintings and craft of movie and video. In fifty-three essays, choreographers, filmmakers, critics and taking part artists discover all features of the method of rendering a three-d artwork shape in two-dimensional digital media. a lot of those essays are illustrated by ninety-three images and a two-hour DVD (40 video excerpts).


A undertaking of UCLA – heart for Intercultural functionality, made attainable during the Pew Charitable Trusts (www.wac.ucla.edu/cip).

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Download Teaching Dance Studies: A University Primer by Judith Chazin-Bennahum PDF

By Judith Chazin-Bennahum

Teaching Dance Studies is a pragmatic consultant, written by way of collage professors and dancers/choreographers energetic within the box, introducing key matters in dance pedagogy. Many youth graduating from universities with levels – both PhDs or MFAs – wish to educate dance, both in collage settings or at neighborhood dance colleges.


This assortment covers all parts of dance schooling, together with improvisation/choreography; circulate research; anthropology; thought; song for dance; dance on movie; kinesiology/injury prevention; notation; historical past; archiving; and feedback.


Among the members integrated within the quantity are: invoice Evans, writing on stream research; Susan Foster on dance thought; Ilene Fox on notation; Linda Tomko addresses new ways to instructing the historical past of every kind of dance; and Elizabeth Aldrich writing on archiving.

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