Category Archives: dance

Apparition HD grand finale – Klaus Obermaier & Ars Electronica Futurelab

(featuring Rob Tannen)

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Choros

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Isa Hirano–calligraphic dance

Isa Hirano creates shoga or calligraphic paintings that originate, for her, in surrealism expressing “internal urges without any reference to established aesthetics or ethics by exploring the domains of the subconscious, irrationality, and unreality,” she writes on her website. Her … Continue reading

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Bandaloop- choreography above and beyond

A vertical dance troupe that dances on sides of buildings and mountains?! The dance troupe Bandaloop (inspired in part by rock climbing and rappeling), makes it look incredibly easy, but because the dancers are constantly engaging with gravity, they need … Continue reading

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Human Ensos: Shinichi Maruyama

I have written about the artist Shinichi Maruyama before focusing on his enso series Koshu. In his new work, Nude, Maruyama has collaborated with choreographer Jessica Lang to create these seamless photographs created by combining 10,000 separate shots of individual … Continue reading

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Only 537

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Wheel chair dancing

After the wedding ceremony was over and most of the hors d’oevres had been eaten, we all progressed into the banquet room for dinner and dancing. The wedding party, formally introduced, came in and went immediately to the dance floor … Continue reading

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A three mile prom

Last night the union at our school sponsored a “prom” in the cafeteria for faculty, staff, and administration. The tongue-in-cheek event encouraged creative attire from Madonna a la “Desperately Seeking Susan” to tuxedoes and prom dresses and lots of jeans … Continue reading

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Chaperoning

Sometimes, after a long week, we are chaperones for dances where dancing doesn’t really happen until the last 30 minutes.

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Genki Sudo’s World Order “2012”

Genki Sudo is an ex-mixed martial arts fighter, presently pursuing art, dancing, music (writing and singing). His precision, tongue-in-cheek, robotic men-in-suits is hypnotizing to watch. Their wanderings in Mexico in this music video “2012,” seem somehow curiously, humorously, and provocatively anachronistic.

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