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Digital dance theatre as a multidimensional romance: notes on the production of C8's Flatland

Salazar Sutil, N and Melo, S (2013) Digital dance theatre as a multidimensional romance: notes on the production of C8's Flatland Performance Research: a journal of the performing arts, 18 (5).

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Abstract

This paper is an account of practice-based research and artistic work carried out by the authors in the field of digital dance theatre (C8’s Flatland). The work addresses the question of body-machine interaction from the point of view of a relationship (or digital romance), involving continuous and discontinuous processes of movement characteristic both to humans and technological machines. The essay explores Andre Leroi-Gourhan’s notion of ‘multidimensional graphism’ to speak of a type of digital writing that does not give prevalence to textual writing, to choreographic writing (or the virtual embodied writing of dance), to visuals, or code, but which functions as an amalgam of all these. We speak to Brian Rotman’a idea of gesturo-haptic language, as a kind of lingua franca that enables machines and bodies to relate to one another as part of the same intercommunictaional transaction, and as part of the same creative process for the emergence, and self-emergence of multidimensional artistic form.

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Salazar Sutil, NUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Melo, SUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : October 2013
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 28 Mar 2017 15:29
Last Modified : 28 Mar 2017 15:29
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/806274

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