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Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 18 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386582
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8658-2
Published: 14 November 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384243-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8424-3
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 16 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059233-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5923-3
... of gender and sexual propriety, the NDTC sought to create a distinctively Jamaican and Caribbean dance form. This chapter closely analyzes NDTC’s early performances and their reception on the island, within the Caribbean region, and across the North Atlantic. It argues that the company’s performances...
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 08 June 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392736-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9273-6
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393856-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9385-6
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 21 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390077
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9007-7
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374848-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7484-8
... This chapter considers the relationship between performance and authority during the postcolonial period under the dictatorial regime of Mobutu Sese Seko. State-scripted dancing and singing, most commonly known as animation politique, became part and parcel of daily life for average citizens...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... Based on the author’s artistic project IntuiTweet, which integrates movement improvisation, phenomenological writing, mobile phones, and the popular social-networking platform Twitter, this chapter explores choreographic and performative approaches to the study of embodied expression...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393856-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9385-6
Book Chapter

By Aimee Meredith Cox
Published: 24 July 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7537-1
... dance performance activism Black girls and health embodiment Octavia Butler ...
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372790-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7279-0
... missionary rule in New Spain while studying for the priesthood in Rome. Luna embedded Tac’s words in a multisensory chapel and danced for four days in a Venetian courtyard, demonstrating how colonial conversions filled European language, objects, and spaces with indigenous meanings. In contrast to prevailing...
Published: 24 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375371-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7537-1
... in ways that investigate the choreography-improvisation dichotomy ubiquitous in dance and performance theory. The young women’s creative work in two different performance activist projects that originated within the shelter, the Move Experiment and BlackLight, are highlighted here. The author analyzes how...
Book Chapter

By Natasha Myers
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... dance and performance affect gender and power mimesis transduction ...
Book Chapter

By Matthew Chin
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 16 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5923-3
... National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) performance gender class color ...
Book Chapter

By Aimee Meredith Cox
Published: 24 July 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7537-1
... also acting as a powerful force for Black girls’ political engagement in Detroit. This chapter details several instances of performance in specific public and private spaces in ways that investigate the choreography-improvisation dichotomy ubiquitous in dance and performance theory. The young women’s...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... In this essay, Ramón H. Rivera-Servera takes on the dismissal of perreo , the doggy-style dance that anchors reggaetón choreography, in contemporary Puerto Rican feminist criticism to emphasize the feminist and queer microagencies performed by dancers who engage with this musical culture...
Book Chapter

By Jean Ma
Published: 13 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375623-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
... Grace Chang was one of the biggest stars of postwar Hong Kong film and popular music, most remembered for her debut role in Mambo Girl, which introduced to Chinese cinema the figure of the singing and dancing teenager. Her performances introduced new, foreign musical styles—such as American rock...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-081
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The traditional musical form known as the huayñu is a part of everyday life in the Andes. It is commonly heard over the radio and performed on frequent festive occasions. The kacharpaya is a dance performed especially at the end of a festival, and lyrics about parting and absence are its...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373636-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7363-6
...’ treatment of their art form as a performance about violence as performance. The chapter traces features of ngoma’s dress, sound, and dance to recent and long-past military styles. It also charts some of the history of the area’s factional fighting and chronicles aspects of a local conflict during the early...
Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 18 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386582-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8658-2