discourses on physical training and performance: physics, physiology,
anatomy, mathematics, etc.
discourses on artistic training and critical interpretation: psychology,
history, anthropology, aesthetics, philosophy, communication and cultural
Of course, any single individual despite their specialism would undoubtedly
be able to range back and forth across these discourses when it came to
actually discussing dance as a 'whole'. However, what I would say is that
along with the explicit introduction of (or wedding of) 'technology' to the
field (via the practices of many of the individuals on this list)...
something different is taking place, historically speaking, and our bodies
seem to be welcoming the blurring of these categories of discourse.
NOW -- there is a tonne to say about this and others are writing and
speaking about it both directly and indirectly -- see several of the
articles in the 'critical theory' section of the Dance and Technology Zone.
But I thought it worth bringing up in relationship to recent back and forth
Scott deLahunta and Susan Rethorst
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