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Screendance Inscribing the Ephemeral Image

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ISBN-10: 0199772622

ISBN-13: 9780199772629

Edition: 2012

Authors: Douglas Rosenberg

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The relationship between the practice of dance and the technologies of representation has excited artists since the advent of film. Dancers, choreographers, and directors are increasingly drawn to screendance, the practice of capturing dance as a moving image mediated by a camera. While the interest in screendance has grown in importance and influence amongst artists, it has until now flown under the academic radar. Emmy-nominated director and auteur Douglas Rosenberg's groundbreaking book considers screendance as both a visual art form as well as an extension of modern and post-modern dance without drawing artificial boundaries between the two. Both a history and a critical…    
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/14/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 234
Size: 6.42" wide x 9.21" long x 0.61" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

List of Illustrations
About the Companion Website
Introduction: Inscribing Hybridity
Archives and Architecture
Mediated Bodies: From Photography to Cine-Dance
Recorporealization and the Mediated Body
The Advent of Video Culture
The Bride is Dance
Excavating Genres
Curating the Practice/The Practice of Curating
"Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees," or Connoisseurship in Screendance
Toward a Theory of Screendance
Negotiating the Academy