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.
When you think of interpretive dance, you may associate it with flinging one’s body waywardly around a room or office workers busting out at parties. Just because one feels like one is a cascading wave out at sea, however, doesn’t m... Read Post
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