Translucent surface/Quiet body

Brown, Katrina (2015) Translucent surface/Quiet body. Performance Research, 20 (6). pp. 101-105. ISSN 1352-8156 print

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These Artist pages operate as choreographic notes for the research project Translucent Surface/Quiet Body, developing in residency at L'Animal a L'esquena, Catalonia, Spain.

Working with a large table-like construction, a performing body is documented simultaneously from above and below, while moving-and-drawing upon and over a glass table top. This construction offers two viewing perspectives (above and below) that act as a visual annotation of each other, each offering distinct information of the gravitational forces at play and the reciprocal touch between surfaces of paper-glass and body-skin. The project explores processes of pressing, printing, touching and capturing the impact of the surface on the body.

These Artist pages lay out observations of the project in terms of 1.installing, 2. seeing/sensing and 3.drawing/documenting. Through text and still image the pages play with capacities of surface as support, receptor, membrane, skin, page and screen—and present a choreographics of forces, surfaces, body and documents.

Item Type: Article
ISSN: 1352-8156 print
Subjects: Performance > Dance > Choreography
Courses by Department: Academy of Music & Theatre Arts > Dance
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Depositing User: Katrina Brown
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2017 11:15
Last Modified: 26 May 2017 00:38


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