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Anna Leon 
Expanded Choreographies – Choreographic Histories 
Trans-Historical Perspectives Beyond Dance and Human Bodies in Motion

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From objects to sounds, choreography is expanding beyond dance and human bodies in motion. This book offers one of the rare systematic investigations of expanded choreography as it develops in contemporaneity, and is the first to consider expanded choreography from a trans-historical perspective. Through case studies on different periods of European dance history – ranging from Renaissance dance to William Forsythe’s choreographic objects and from Baroque court ballets to digital choreographies – it traces a journey of choreography as a practice transcending its sole association with dancing, moving, human bodies.
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Anna Leon is a dance historian and theorist. She is a theory curator at TanzQuartier Wien. She holds a PhD in Dance Studies (Universität Salzburg, 2019) with a thesis on expanded choreography. She has taught at Universität Wien, Bern and Salzburg as well as SEAD Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance and has worked as a dramaturge and/or historiographic adviser for choreographers including Julia Schwarzbach, Florentina Holzinger and Netta Weiser.
Language English ● Format PDF ● Pages 380 ● ISBN 9783839461051 ● Publisher transcript Verlag ● City Bielefeld ● Country DE ● Published 2022 ● Edition 1 ● Downloadable 24 months ● Currency EUR ● ID 7938305 ● Copy protection Social DRM

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