Art in Motion: Current Research in Screendance / Art en mouvement : recherches actuelles en ciné-danse
Composed of papers originally presented during the International Screendance Conference at the Festival International de Vidéo Danse de Bourgogne, Art in Motion considers the choreography of moving images from a variety of angles, including somatic camera work, aesthetic and gestural analysis, and historical research that delves into cinema’s earliest depictions of dance, as well as perspectives from contemporary screendance artists. The geographic diversity of the contributors, many of whom are translated in English for the first time in this volume, reflects the growing number of screendance scholars and artists around the world, providing valuable insights from France, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Brazil, Hungary, and the United States. Art in Motion adopts a broad definition of screendance that explores movement on-screen and with the camera in many forms, while citing parallels between other artistic movements and practices that raise important questions about the role of screendance in moving image and choreographic cultures today.
Ce livre bilingue anglais/français regroupe l'ensemble des conférences données lors du premier colloque du Festival International de Vidéo Danse de Bourgogne. Il aborde cette discipline sous une multitude d'angles : analyses esthétiques et historiques, la notion de caméra somatique, points de vue d'artistes créateurs de vidéo-danses... Un panorama contemporain, né du travail d'un groupe de chercheurs internationaux, pour la première fois disponible en français.
Franck Boulègue and Marisa C. Hayes are the founding co-directors of the International Screendance Conference and the Festival International de Vidéo Danse de Bourgogne. Their writing on screendance is included in research journals and books published by Oxford University Press, Intellect Press, the Society of Dance History Scholars, Positif, and Eclipses, among others. They are regularly invited to lecture on screendance at universities, conservatories, and art institutions across Europe, Asia, and North America, including France’s National Institute of Art History, the Centre National de la Danse, Madrid’s National Contemporary Art Museum Reina Sofía, and the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, in addition to serving as cultural ambassadors to Hong Kong. As artistic collaborators, their award-winning films have been screened at festivals in over 30 countries. Their screendance project Gaffe received the New York Dance Films Association’s Susan Braun Award.
"Art in Motion makes an invaluable contribution to screendance criticism, by showcasing different schools of thought side-by-side. This publication mirrors the inclusive vision of the festival, by recognizing the importance of location and cultural context while simultaneously enabling the research to circulate outside its own community."
Carol Breen Coventry University International Journal of Screendance, 8 (2017)
Paulina Ruiz Carballido
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