Experiencing Space: The Implications for Site-specific Choreography
Hunter, V (2009) Experiencing Space: The Implications for Site-specific Choreography In: Contemporary Choreography: A Critical Reader. Routledge, London, 399 - 415. ISBN 0415490863
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Site-specific dance performance is a response by a choreographer to a particular location. That location, environmental or architectural, is the stimulus for performance. Though types of site (or location) and choreography will vary widely, two components remain common – the use of the site and its space. There is a specific interdependence between the site and the performance. Move the performance from the location and its significance will be either lost completely or weakened dramatically. The relationship between the spatial/experiential components and the choreographer and the consequent creative process leading to performance is the subject of this investigation.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Additional Information:||This is an electronic version of a book chapter published as: Hunter V (2009). Experiencing Space: The Implications for Site-specific Choreography. In Contemporary Choreography: A Critical Reader. Editors: Butterworth J, Wildschut L. 399-415. Routledge, London 28 May.|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences > School of Arts > Dance, Film and Theatre|
|Depositing User:||Symplectic Elements|
|Date Deposited:||19 Jul 2012 13:54|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2014 13:16|
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