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Title Planes of composition : dance, theory, and the global / edited by André Lepecki and Jenn Joy.
Published London ; New York : Seagull, 2009.
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 Floor2  GV1588 .P53 2009    IN LIBRARY
Description xiii, 400 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Enactments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Mobilization of the planet from the spirit of self-intensification / Peter Sloterdijk -- Jagged presence in the liquid city : choreographing Hong Kong's handover / SanSan Kwan -- Dancing embodiment, theorizing space : exploring the 'third space' in Akram Khan's zero degrees / Royona Mitra -- Anatomies of spasm / Jenn Joy -- Paradoxical body / José Gil -- The elasticity of the almost / Erin Manning -- Stroboscopic stutter : on the not-yet-captured ontological condition of limit-attractions / Paula Caspão -- Relational gestures : Allitérations and the limits of the choreographic / Noémie Solomon -- Scène and contemporaneity / Frédéric Pouillaude -- Creative endurance and the face machine : Rosanne Spradlin's Survive cycle / Victoria Anderson Davies -- How to knit your own private political body? On deufert + plischke's Directory project / Jeroen Peeters -- Drawing with feet, walking on hands : Robin Rhode's Frequency / André Lepecki -- Four years later / Ralph Lemon -- Deborah Hay's O, O / Danielle Goldman -- Researching dance in the wild : Brazilian experiences / Christine Greiner -- Apparatus, attention and the body : the theatre machines of Boris Charmatz / Gerald Siegmund -- Paratopias of performance : the choreographic practices of chandralekha / Anurima Banerji -- Gesturing Hooman Sharifi : on gesture, mass and resistance / Myriam Van Imschoot.
Summary 'Planes of Composition' focuses on how contemporary choreographic strategies initiate new modes of understanding the moving body in its multiple performances: racial, kinetic, political, ethical, and theoretical.
Subject Dance -- Philosophy.
Related Names Lepecki, André.
Joy, Jenn.
ISBN 9781906497248
OCLC number 318877854