Body cinema: The Costume and the Body, Loie Fuller and Martha Graham

November 21, 2010

Both pioneers of modern dance and strong women in hard times, Loie Fuller and Martha Graham have made some ground works not only in dance, but in the field that discovers the interplay between the body, space, fabrics, light and movements…

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Photo above: Portrait of Loïe Fuller, by Frederick Glasier, 1902
Photo bellow: Martha Graham in Lamentation, by Barbara Morgan, 1935

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Marjorie Schick and sculptural body transformation – gallery

November 9, 2010

Marjorie Schick‘s jewerly and wearable sculptures have strong and appealing impact on the viewer because of the colours and material transformations she uses in her work.

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Marjorie Schick, Wearable Pink Collar (c)

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Body cinema: Choreographer Jose Limón – documentary

May 31, 2010

Here is a short documentary about one of the pioneers of American Modern Dance. Online footage on Jose Limón is still rather rare… I was very happy to find this short documentary uploaded by the Limón Dance Company 2 months ago…

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