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.
We still have to wait for the music video for Beyoncé's single "Run the World (Girls)," but you can get a dose of Ms. B in a new video for "Move Your Body." The song is a new and improved version of "Get Me Bodied," reworked as a pa... Read Post
The sound switches. Loud intensity and vibration. My body is permeated by the sound and radio waves. While watching the dancer move, I realize that all the cells of my own body are moving, oscillating, with the sound waves. The danc... Read Post
James Hamblin highlights a doll designed with the body measurements of a typical 19-year-old American woman: Lammily is the forthcoming plastic doll whose motto is, “Average is beautiful.” Her body shape is based on averages of data... Read Post