Posts Tagged ‘ dance ’

DANCE!

June 28, 2013
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I have been pretty much just been dancing since my last post… which is why nothing has been happening here at BIG THINGS. No but really, I have been dancing a lot– salsas, merengues, cumbias. And because of all the dancing that I have been doing, I am finally feeling energized to continue posting...
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“what can be learned by catching a hurtling body?”

May 18, 2011
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the interaction between bodies in steve paxton‘s “chute” is like no dance i have ever seen before!!! steve and his students are practicing his dance form, contact improvisation, at the john weber gallery in new york in 1972. experimenting with the act of falling, they remain connected and improvise their movements based on each...
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dirt chronicles: part 5

February 3, 2011
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eiko & koma are a japanese duo that have been choreographing and performing together since the 1970s, pushing the limits of movement, dance, and performance. this past november, the pair debuted a month-long installation of their most recent endeavor, naked, as part of a residency at the walker art center in minneapolis and a...
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java jammin

October 22, 2010
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claire holt traveled to indonesia in the 1930s to research and document the vibrant art and dance culture throughout the islands. because dance was such an integral part of everyday life in indonesia, claire realized that understanding the dance culture would require becoming familiar with the entire indonesian culture, religion and history. she spent...
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