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 Post subject: How Does Dance Communicate?
PostPosted: Thu Apr 22, 2004 8:28 am 
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An act of embodiment

By JUDITH WILLIAMSON
The Guardian
April 22, 2004

In the end, I said, "Bodies can show feelings in a way that's different from words telling about them." By this time, the video had rewound and I was left pondering the inadequacy of language to paraphrase the meanings of movement. Dance is not, fundamentally, a form of representation - where something stands for something else - but an act of embodiment.
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 Post subject: Re: How Does Dance Communicate?
PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2004 12:56 pm 
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On a parallel subject, I recommend this essay on "how dances signify" by Jill Sigman:

http://webware.princeton.edu/active/th-dnce/mss/rainer.htm

more here:
http://www.thinkdance.org/
and here
http://webware.princeton.edu/active/th-dnce/

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