Connectivity : dancing bodies linking culture, site and technology
Stock, Cheryl F. (2008) Connectivity : dancing bodies linking culture, site and technology. In Sarkar Munsi, Urmimala (Ed.) Dance : Transcending Borders. Tulika Books, New Delhi, India, pp. 58-77.
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In our globalised environments, where constantly evolving technologies are a major mode of communication, privileging embodied creative experiences presents new challenges. Connecting actual place, real time and the live body in tandem with virtual co-presences was the subject of an international, interactive and site-specific work, Accented Body. Following a two-year research and development period, this performance event was performed in Australia in July 2006, with simultaneous parallel presences in Seoul and London. Accented Body drew on both the cultural and more universalised dance histories of its participants whilst at the same time foregrounding contemporary urban sensibilities and architecture. How did culturally specific aesthetics and processes play out in this transcultural environment? How did the intimacy of the dancing body maintain a powerful presence across large sites embedded with digitally enhanced visual and aural material? These issues are investigated through an analysis of three of the six sites which comprised Accented Body, drawing on the experiences of both artists and audience.
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|Keywords:||dance, interactivity, site-specific, intercultural|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 World Dance Alliance - Asia Pacific and the author|
|Deposited On:||19 Feb 2009 15:50|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:47|
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