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  • Envisioning Dance on Film and Videoby Judy Mitoma; ELIZABETH ZIMMER; Dale Ann Stieber

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95

    Virtually everyone working in dance today uses electronic media technology. Envisioning Dance on Film and Video chronicles this 100-year history and gives readers new insight on how dance creatively exploits the art and craft of film and video. In fifty-three essays, choreographers, filmmakers, critics and collaborating artists explore all aspects... more...

  • Indians and Wannabesby Ann M. Axtmann

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 69.95

    Colloquially the term ?powwow? refers to a meeting where important matters will be discussed. However, at the thousands of Native American intertribal dances that occur every year throughout the United States and Canada, a powwow means something else altogether. Sometimes lasting up to a week, these social gatherings are a sacred tradition central... more...

  • What's So Funny?by Lotte Goslar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Dancing with Catsby Burton Silver; Heather Busch

    Chronicle Books LLC 2014; US$ 11.99

    The cult classic is back! This 15th anniversary edition keeps all the original mystery and magic of cat dancing delightfully intact. Perpetually ahead of its time, Dancing with Cats presents scores of delightful and inspiring photographs of people and cats engaging in their favorite dance routines as well as moving testimonies of the personal transformations... more...

  • Further Steps 2by Constance Kreemer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    Further Steps 2  brings together New York?s foremost choreographers ? among them MacArthur ?Genius? award winners Meredith Monk and Bill T. Jones ? to discuss the past, present and future of dance in the US. In a series of exclusive and enlightening interviews, this diverse selection of artists discuss the changing roles of race, gender, politics,... more...

  • The Making of Markovaby Tina Sutton

    Pegasus Books 2013; US$ 19.99

    As improbable as it is inspiring, the story of one of the greatest ballerinas of the twentieth century; her fortitude and reinvention; and her journey from the Ballets Russes, Balanchine, and Matisse to international stardom   In pre?World War I England, a frail Jewish girl?so shy she barely spoke a word until age six and so sickly she needed... more...

  • Choreographic Dwellingsby Gretchen Schiller; Sarah Rubidge

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Choreographic Dwellings explores performance practices that extend the remit of the choreographic. Covering walking practices, site-specific and nomadic performance that explore the movement potentials of everyday environments, parkour and art installation, it offers a reframing of the topologically kinaesthetic experience of the choreographic. more...

  • Indian Modern Dance, Feminism and Transnationalismby Prarthana Purkayastha

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    This book examines modern dance as a form of embodied resistance to political and cultural nationalism in India through the works of five selected modern dance makers: Rabindranath Tagore, Uday Shankar, Shanti Bardhan, Manjusri Chaki Sircar and Ranjabati Sircar. more...

  • Unter Uns!by Silke Z.

    transcript 2014; US$ 29.19

    Dieses Buch zeigt anhand der Performance-Serie »Unter Uns! Das Generationenprojekt« von Silke Z. und ihrer künstlerischen Praxis, wie künstlerische Forschung funktioniert und welche verschiedenen Prozesse dabei ablaufen. Die forschenden Künstler und Wissenschaftler erörtern die Spannungsfelder von Biografie und Performance, von Authentizität in der... more...

  • Ästhetik des Tanzesby Malda Denana

    transcript 2014; US$ 37.84

    Angesichts der beachtlichen Bedeutung, die Tanz in der heutigen Kulturlandschaft hat, ist es verwunderlich, dass die Philosophie diese Kunstform bislang so vernachlässigt hat. Malda Denana kommt diesem Versäumnis bei und fragt ausgehend von der anthropologischen Ästhetik nach dem tanzenden Körper und seiner Wahrnehmung, nach der unerschöpflichen Phantasie... more...