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23 Feelings in Dance

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dance Psychology

Recognising Emotion from the Moving Body When we watch dance what do we "see"? Do we just see moving bodies, shapes and a constantly changing visual scene or do we also interpret these things based on our previous knowledge and our expectations? Last year I worked with a well-respected contemporary choreographer who told me that for one of his pieces he expected the audience to do nothing more than see the constantly changing visual scene.
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Allow me to explain through interpretive dance

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