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Poetics of Movement, The

Synopsis
Dominique Dupuy has been a highly respected presence in French contemporary dance for over 50 years. In 1996 the International Workshop Festival invited Dupuy to work with dancers and performers in the over five days. This video is a record of the training session of the last day - the first time that Dupuy had allowed a radio microphone to be used. In this session, Dupuy, using a variety of practices and objects including sticks, heavy skirts and bars, is seen moving the participants towards a fuller ralationshiop between gesture, image and space.
Series
Arts Archives, Series: The Third Archive
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 93 min.
Year of production
1996
Availability
Sale; 1997 sale: £15.00 (inc. VAT +p&p)
Subjects
Dance
Keywords
dance teaching; modern dance

Credits

Cast
Dominique Dupuy 

Production Company

Name

Arts Documentation Unit

Distributor

Name

Arts Documentation Unit

Email
info@arts-archives.org
Web
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Phone
01392 422032
Fax
01392 422032
Address
6a Devonshire Place
Exeter
EX4 6JA
Notes
In association with University of Exeter, Centre for Arts Research and Development

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