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Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 51–67.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Dixa Ramírez D'Oleo Abstract This article considers choreographer Ligia Lewis's hour‐long ensemble performance Water Will (in Melody) to theorize on the relationship between ecological fugitivity and black fugitive movement. It explores how Lewis's choreography disrupts the colonial space‐times...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 71–101.
Published: 01 March 2011
... comprehending the description of both things and people. Gathering intelligence about foreign peoples was part of the pious and strategic project of natural history. The article concludes by showing how Sloane's accounts of species contributed to an imperial choreography that included substantial descriptions...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 137–145.
Published: 01 September 2013
... choreography, in my opinion” (this got a good laugh). He allowed as how there’s no accounting for taste, but it seemed clear that any question of artistic potency, along with specifically feminist political content, was of minimal interest alongside...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 59–68.
Published: 01 December 2014
... a complex spatial choreography indexed by the positionality of the “high,” the “low” (or crash), and their nondistinction, which I am calling the comedown. The comedown acts as the material dissolve between the high and low performing a sort of fading...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2012
... and choreography, the performance showcased an array of black artists to a national audience. Cuban percussionist Candido Camero sat in with the Ellington Orchestra on congas and bongos. Madam Zajj was sung by soprano Margaret Tynes and jazz vocalist Joya Sherrill...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): np.
Published: 01 December 2002
... As Text: Ideologies of the Baroque Body (Cambridge University Press), The Dancing Body in Renais- sance Choreography (Summa), and coeditor of Acting on the Past: Historical Performance across the Disciplines (Wesleyan University Press). He has pub- lished numerous articles in anthologies and journals...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 117–145.
Published: 01 September 2015
... mor- phologies of unmanageable risk with dance choreography. “The lateral steps, flying low, release, dropping, verticalism” offer a vernacular for his most influential contribution to social theory: the theory of derivatives.5...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 29–46.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., many artists collaborated with dancers.17 John Cage, Merce Cunningham, and Robert Rauschenberg created events that reconfigured the relations between choreography, music, set design, and performance. Happenings and collaborative...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 91–108.
Published: 01 March 2012
... can be presented to a world audience in a seamless narrative as a media event. Figure 16. 2008 Beijing Olympics opening ceremony, scroll with movable printing blocks (dancers). Choreography and staging by Zhang Yimou. NBC Universal, Inc. Social...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 67–94.
Published: 01 December 2009
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 33–37.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... Herko’s choreography seemed to José to be seeking an adjacency within the intimate beyond the synchronous presence of his flesh. It was a prophetic staging for my own practice now. Such an imprint of courage and recklessness (my...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 41–46.
Published: 01 December 2014
... drawn up a forthcoming choreography and set coterminous movements for what follows. He requires that we go there even as we’re not ready to. This special issue is a momentary laying bare of some of his robust plantings that need us only insofar as we...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (2 (63)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2000
... to Latin- inflected music and energy, even when bodily performances differ. The make-up of the parts suggests opposition; the choreography of the whole, hybridity. As Stuart Hall comments, despite the “inauthentic” way...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2013
... that the clinamen, or the swerve at the heart of the encounter, describes the social choreography of a poten- tially insurrectionist mode of being in the world. Thus, the swerve can describe the encounter as both queer sex and punk style (or, alternatively, punk sex and queer style). Tavia Nyong’o has...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 121–127.
Published: 01 June 2011
... political unrest prefigured in the choreographies of the stars, linked to the regular cadences of cosmic movement and return.1 As I enter the ER, I run into my doctor. She looks me over quickly and is nonchalant about my facial paralysis: “Oh, usually your type of illness returns, and it can go...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 125–147.
Published: 01 December 2020
... learned, it is: porn is not the whole domain of sexuality, thank goodness, but it does constitute an arena for writing social scripts and mapping choreographies that hook into lived socialities and sexual/erotic habitus. Studying the histories of pornographies teaches us how varied and richly complex...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 49–75.
Published: 01 September 2012
... as “the search for a direct expressive act; it is the immanence of the act”19 and, as such, is opposed to ballet, whose choreography seeks to “transcend” the act. They each explore, as careful observers and adept and respected...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 147–158.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., the rapidity and lo-­fi sound quality of the original footage makes it hard to see and hear what is going on.28 At an event at New York University Law School, one of the band’s lawyers criticized the performance as “bad choreography,” though he conceded it was “a matter of personal taste.” The partner...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 177–195.
Published: 01 March 2011
... choreography” that configures dog-­human “naturecultures,” makes the point that “dogs, in their historical complexity, matter here. Dogs are not an alibi for other themes; dogs are fleshly material-­semiotic presences in the body...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 59–78.
Published: 01 September 2008
...!” “shake it up,” he directs the entire choreography of breath. To the extent that Catholic Charismatics describe the Holy Spirit according to the notion of pneuma, the Greek word for “lungs,” “air,” or “breath,” Padre Marcelo operates as a kind of angel...