publication . Article . 2013

Look right through: intention and accident in performer/audience training

Whalley, Joanne ‘Bob’; Miller, Lee;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013 Journal: Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, volume 4, pages 102-112 (issn: 1944-3927, eissn: 1944-3919, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This article was the first attempt to begin to explicitly foreground the place of bodies within our conjoined research / practice. Growing out of a gradual shift towards the training principle that might have value in a conceptual performance art practice (which begun with our contribution to the Choreodrome Lecture Series at The Place, August 2009), this article considers the interplay between bodies – the bodies of performers and the bodies of their audiences. Drawing upon the authors’ training in acupuncture and Ashtanga yoga, the article explores the role that the physical understanding of a performance action might have upon engaging with work. Using the fi...
Subjects
free text keywords: Education, Visual Arts and Performing Arts, Performance - action, Conversation, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Aesthetics, Embodied cognition, Witness, Visual arts, Performing arts, Psychology
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publication . Article . 2013

Look right through: intention and accident in performer/audience training

Whalley, Joanne ‘Bob’; Miller, Lee;