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.
The fervor of our New Year’s resolutions may be wearing off, but this doesn’t mean our body won’t still change. The World Science Festival has rounded-up the number of visceral (inner) changes the human body goes through each year, ... 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