Dance and Politics: Moving Beyond Boundaries by Dana Mills

By Dana Mills

Dance has continually been a style of self- expression for people. This publication examines the political strength of dance and particularly on its transgressive strength. targeting readings of dance pioneers Isadora Duncan and Martha Graham, Gumboots dancers within the gold mines of South Africa, the only Billion emerging stream utilizing dance to protest opposed to gendered violence, dabke in Palestine and dance as protest opposed to human rights abuse in Israel, the sunlight Dance in the local American Crow tribe, the ebook makes a speciality of moments within which dance transgresses politics articulated in phrases. therefore the ebook seeks ways that examining political dance as interruption unsettles conceptions of politics and dance. The booklet combines shut readings, drawing at the sensibility of the adventure of dance and dance spectatorship, and important research grounded in radical democratic theory.

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