Title

Moving Knowledge: Using memory and music to investigate choreographic processes

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Title

Theatre and Stratification

Publisher

Warwick University

School

Faculty of Regional and Professional Studies / ECU South West Research Centre

RAS ID

18232

Comments

Originally published as: McKenzie, V. (2014). Moving Knowledge: Using memory and music to investigate choreographic processes [Abstract]. Theatre and Stratification (p. 345). Warwick, United Kingdom: University of Warwick.

Abstract

Moving Knowledge investigates the choreographic processes of eight Western Australian choreographers to develop case studies that are informed by in-depth interviews, which unpack the memories, emotions, and sensations that illuminate creative decision making in experts. Investigation takes place within the context of a curated dance work, With a Bullet: The Album Project (Nat Cursio, 2013, subsequently in this paper, With a Bullet) that poses a nostalgic and experimental challenge to the choreographers, inviting them to recall the first song to which they ever ‘made up a dance’, and to use this piece of music as a springboard for, and soundtrack to, a new piece of choreography...

Additional Information

Paper presented at the International Federation of Theatre Research World Congress 2014.

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