Singularities: Dance in the Age of Performance

Notes

Lepecki surveys a decade of experimental choreography to uncover the dual meaning of ‘performance’ in the twenty-first century: not just an aesthetic category, but a mode of political power. He demonstrates the enduring ability of performance to critique and subvert this power, examining this relationship through five ‘singularities’ in contemporary dance: thingness, animality, persistence, darkness, and solidity.

Artist / Author Andre Lepecki
Publisher Routledge
ISBN 978-1138907713
Reference P2985
Date 2016
Type Publication

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