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May 4, 2018 (9-18h, Unitobler F-121)

Modul 2: Archivrecherche

Analog & Digital Folds: Documenting Dance 

Elizabeth Waterhouse, with Brigitte Andeoud, Marilyne Bertoia Groff, Eva Borrmann, Rena Brandenberger, Loreana Galeano, Karin Iseli, Astrid Künzler-Büchter, Karin Mocke, Anna Tsichli Boissonas, Fabienne Zubler

 

Plan

Introduction

Activity I - Brainstorming Documentation (Brigitte)

Activity II - Review of Analog Examples of Documentation, in reference to Burrows' text (Marilyne, Eva)

Activity III.1 - Ethnographic Approach to Documentation (practical exercise) (Rena, Lorena)

(lunch)

Activity III.2 - Ethnographic Approach to Documentation  - continued (Karin Iseli)

Activity IV - Text Discussion (Astrid, Karin Mocke)

Activity V - Review of Digital Examples of Documentation (Anne, Fabienne)

Closing Round

 

Texts

Burrows, J. (2000). Time, motion, symbol, line. eyemagazine, Autumn 2000, link.

Massumi, B. (2002). “On the Superiority of the Analog.” In Parables for the Virtual: Movement, Affect, Sensation (pp. 133-143). Durham: Duke University Press. 

Phelan, P. (1993). Unmarked. The Politics of Performance. New York: Routledge.

Who's Who

Jérôme Bel - French choreographer (b. 1964). Danced with Angelin Preljocaj among others. Works include "Véronique Doisneau" (2004) and "Pichet Klunchun and myself" (2005).

Jonathan Burrows - British choreographer. Danced with Royal Ballet. Often works in collaboration with Matteo Fargeon. Pubished "A Choreographer's Handbook" in 2010. Now a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Dance Research, Coventry University. 

Scott DeLahunta - American independent researcher. Responsible for many innovative projects in dance and technology (including Synchronous Objects, and Motion Bank). Currently Professor of Dance, Centre for Dance Research, Coventry University (UK) and Senior Research Fellow with Deakin Motion.Lab, Deakin University (AUS).

Fabrice Mazliah - Swiss choreographer (b. 1972). Danced with William Forsythe. Part of the artist collective HOOD. 

Deborah Hay - American choreographer (b. 1941). Part of Judson dance theater movement. Published dance scores and books, including "Lamb at the Altar: The Story of a Dance" in 1994.

Brian Massumi  - Canadian scholar (b. 1956). Philosopher. English translator of "A Thousand Plateaus" by Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari. Professor in the Department of Communication in the Univerity of Montreal.

William Forsythe - American choreographer (b. 1949). Danced with Stuttgart Ballet. Director of Ballett Frankfurt (1984-2004) and The Forsythe Company (2005-2015). Now a fellow at the Gloria Kauffman School of Dance. 

Peggy Phelan - American scholar (b. 1948). At Stanford University since 2003, as Professor of the Arts (Theater & Performance Studies) and English. Previosly chair of the Department of Performance Studies at New York University and the Drama Department at Stanford University.

 

Links

Websites and Research:
Improvisation Technologies Protoype
Improvisation Technologies
Syncronous Objects, for One Flat Thing Reproduced
Motion Bank
Wholodanse
Everybody's Toolbox
Dance Tech
Capturing Dance
Dance Notation Buro
Merce Cunningham Archive
Pina Bausch Archive
Tanzfonds
IDOCDE
Meta-Academy Artist Summit

Films:
Researching Contact Improvisation
The Body As Archive

Performances:

Jérôme Bel - "Pichet Klunchun and Myself" (2005) – trailer Youtube
Jérôme Bel - (2004) – "Véronique Doisneau" video Youtube