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Landscape of the now : a topography of movement improvisation

Author: Kent De Spain
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
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Landscape of the Now takes readers on a deep journey into the underlying processes and structures of movement improvisation. Based on interviews with Steve Paxton, Simone Forti, Nancy Stark Smith,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kent De Spain
ISBN: 9780199988259 0199988250 9780199988266 0199988269
OCLC Number: 942539667
Description: 189 s. : illustrations
Contents: Introduction ; What and Who ; Section One: Issues ; Agendas ; Tracking ; Verbal/Nonverbal Awareness ; The Audience/Improviser Relationship ; Intentionality ; What is Good? ; The Transpersonal ; Section Two: Resources ; Body ; Movement ; The Senses ; Space ; Time ; Artistic Form ; Images and the Imagination ; Cognitive Skills ; Emotion ; Memory ; Structures ; Attention ; Conclusion ; Appendix ; Suggested Reading ; Index
Responsibility: Kent De Spain.


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De Spain is a master storyteller. More than that, he is a philosopher who uses his exceptional analytical skills to get to the heart of what defines postmodern improvisation as improvisation. This Read more...

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