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Featured: Photographs of a Dance Movement – Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Salzburg, Austria)

Photographs of a Dance Movement Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Austria 27.7. -11.11.2012   The American Merce Cunningham (1919-2009), one of the most significant and influential choreographers of the 20th century, and his artistic work revolutionized the dance and theater world. Considered one of the best dancers at his time, he received numerous awards and honors for his stunning movement vocabulary. Cunningham’s innovative approach  through his  interdisciplinary collaborations with musicians and visual artist, like his life partner John Cage, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, David Tudor, Christian Wolff among others, had a tremendous impact on Performance and Theater. He created more than 200 dance pieces performed by the New York City Ballet, American Ballet, Rambert Dance C...

Books: Digital Performance – A History of New Media in Theater, Dance, Performance Art, and Installation

Digital Performance – A History of New Media in Theater, Dance, Performance Art, and Installation [amazonify]0262042355[/amazonify] Winner, 2008 Lewis Mumford Award for Outstanding Scholarship in the Ecology of Technics given by the Media Ecology Association (MEA). and Winner, Music and the Performing Arts category, 2007 Professional/Scholarly Publishing Awards for Excellence Competition presented by the Association of American Publishers, Inc. The past decade has seen an extraordinarily intense period of experimentation with computer technology within the performing arts. Digital media has been increasingly incorporated into live theater and dance, and new forms of interactive performance have emerged in participatory installations, on CD-ROM, and on the Web. In Digital Performance,...