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Booklaunch! Am kommenden Sonntag um 15h wird unser Buch "Yvonne Georgi" im Tanzarchiv Köln vorgestellt. Georgi, berühmte Mary Wigman Schülerin, war eine beeindruckende Frau und Künstlerin, die selbstbewusst ihrer großen Leidenschaft folgte. Neben einem spannenden Gespräch gibt es ebenfalls eine Tanzperformance. #yvonnegeorgi #tanzarchivköln #wienandverlag #kunstinbüchern #performance #marywigman #köln #choreography #tanzen #20s #goldentwenties
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Click here to read my review of Dancing Under the Southern Skies: A history of ballet in Australia by Valerie Lawson.
Click here to purchase or download a free excerpt from Yvonne Georgi: Tagebuch und Dokumente zu Tanztourneen mit Harald Kreutzberg (1929–1931), edited by Yvonne Hardt and Frank Manuel Peter in collaboration with Luke Aaron Forbes, Katharina Geyer, Dwayne Holliday, Sandra Paulkowsky, and Anaїs Emilia Rödel. I contributed to the book a chapter titled, “A Star Is Born: Zur Starpersönlichkeit von Yvonne Georgi in Presse- und Selbstdarstellungen”.
Click here to access the table of contents of the ADS Journal’s special issue, Turangawaewae: A Place to Stand in Contemporary Indigenous Performance in Australasia and Beyond, edited by Nicola Hyland, Liza-Mare Syron and Maryrose Casey. My article, “Choreographed Pasts: A Historiographic Inquiry into Australian and Indigenous Australian Concert Dance,” can be accessed by ADS Association (ADSA) members and through most university library subscriptions.
Click here to access my article “Where’s the Dancing?”, which is the lead article in Runway – Australian Experimental Art’s special dance issue, edited by Lizzie Thomson. The publication was put together with the support of Carriageworks and the Keir Foundation as part of Carriageworks’ Keir Choreographic Award public programme.
The journal article “Sara Shelton Mann: In the Presence of Action”, orchestrated by Anya Cloud, Karen Schaffman, and Sara Shelton Mann with research and editing assistance from Luke Forbes, was recently published in Contact Quarterly.
Sara Shelton Mann grew up in rural Tennessee. At age 17, arts, politics, and culture collided for her under one roof at Shorter College in Georgia. “I was just a southern hick running away from the people I grew up with. Franziska Boas, a queer German-Jewish woman, a professor who was wanted by the Ku Klux Klan, was my lifeline.” At the advice of Franziska, Sara moved to New York City with $500 in her pocket to study with Alwin Nikolais in order to become, as Sara calls it, “a complete professional.” And she did. At the age of 74, Sara is a blazing force; she is actively and ardently researching, choreographing, performing, and teaching.
To read the article, please click here.
Click here to access the peer-reviewed, online journal publication of my paper “Shifting Ground: Examining the Relationship Between the Djuki Mala Dancers in Performance and Dance Discourse” in the World Dance Alliance’s Journal of Emerging Dance Scholarship.