publication . Book . 2016

British Dance: Black Routes

C. Adair; Ramsay Burt;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2016
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
As the lead writer of the text for the British dance Black routes exhibition at the International Slavery Museum Liverpool, I composed themes to facilitate the dissemination of research generated during The British Dance and the African Diaspora 1946-2005 project. The material chosen enables both the public and scholars to become aware of the nuances of the development of dance in this period. Research for the exhibition explored diasporic African aesthetics and some qualities held in common by British artists. Largely hidden histories and achievements of British-based dance artists of the African Diaspora emerged through the collection of information about thei...
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free text keywords: Dance of the African Diaspora, contemporary dance, Black British dancers, Dance, Concert dance, Diaspora, Visual arts, Exemplification, Modern dance, Art, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Exhibition, Humanities, Spirituality
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