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The Aging Body in Dance: A cross-cultural perspective

  • Author: Brandstetter, Gabriele
  • Author: Nakajima, Nanako



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  • Introduction, Gabriele Brandstetter and Nanako Nakajima
  • Overview of the Aging Body in Dance, Nanako Nakajima
  • Section I: The Aging Body in the late 20th century: American Postmodern Dance, German Dance, and Japanese Dance
  • Yvonne Rainer, The Aching Body in Dance
  • Ramsay Burt, Yvonne Rainer's Convalescent Dance: On valuing ordinary, everyday, and unidealised bodily states in the context of the aging body in dance
  • Johannes Odenthal, Der Tanz ist eine Metapher des Lebens (Dance is a Metaphor of Life)
  • Tamotsu Watanabe, Flowers Blooming in the Time of Aging
  • Section II: Alternative Dancability: Dis/Ability and Euro-American Performance
  • Ann Cooper Albright, The Perverse Satisfaction of Gravity
  • Jess Curtis, Dancing the Non/Fictional Body
  • Kaite O'Reilly, SILENT RHYTHM: A Reflection on the aging, changing body, and sensory impairment as a source of creativity and inspiration
  • Susanne Foellmer, Bodies' Borderlands: Right in the Middle. Dis/Abilities on Stage
  • Section III: Aging and Body Politics in Contemporary Dance
  • Petra Kuppers, Somatic Politics: Community Dance and Aging Dance
  • Kikuko Toyama, Old, weak, and invalid: dance in inaction
  • Janice Ross, Dance and Aging: Anna Halprin Dancing Eros at the End of Life
  • Section IV: Perspectives of Interweaving
  • Mark Franko, Why are Hands the Last Resort of the Aging Body in Dance? Notes on the Modernist Gesture and the Sublime
  • Nanako Nakajima, Yoshito Ohno's Figures of Life