Diversified Moves of a Specialised Ecology: Can this Art-Form be Sustainable?
Faculty of Education and Arts
Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts,Technology, Education and Communications
To maintain and nourish any form of practice or activity, that practice or activity must be of value to human populations, the measure of that value being exponentially related to the demographic extent of the population concerned. Dance, as a multitude of selected and refined forms of movement, would seem historically, anthropologically, socially, politically and spiritually to be unquestionably sustainable. All human groups, with some rare exceptions when dance was linked with particular concepts of evil, have and do dance for a range of purposes.