Navigators

A collaborative work. Emily Arden Jones and Coal Rietenbach Music: Navigators    Artist: Take

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Space Design Embodied: A Movement Analysis Study

Right around the half-way point of Dance Analysis 3301, we set out to apply one or more of the many movement analysis concepts; body articulation, space design, and effort qualities to choreography onto our own bodies. I chose to start from a base and create new movement that addressed specific analysis concepts but still felt … Continue reading Space Design Embodied: A Movement Analysis Study

Position and Perspective: A Look Into a Documentary on the Vertical Dance Company

The short documentary titled Vertical Dance opens with a series of short and vibrant shots of dancers moving vertically, overlapped with an introduction by the narrator of the film who is also the choreographer of the work shown, Wanda Moretti. She begins with an insight as to when she discovered the idea of vertical dancing in 1990 … Continue reading Position and Perspective: A Look Into a Documentary on the Vertical Dance Company

A Cameraman’s look at ‘Gravity of Center’ / RUBBERBANDance Group

A step by step analyzation of the relationship between the camera, dancer and viewer in RUBBERBANDance Group's film Gravity of Center (2012). The film opens with a near yet slightly mid shot angle. The setting is an old dirty warehouse and this angle creates a sense of intimacy between the dancer and the viewer. The camera … Continue reading A Cameraman’s look at ‘Gravity of Center’ / RUBBERBANDance Group

Moving Through V=LxWxH

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_e4VrD0TLs&feature=youtu.be As a group, we were presented with a simple, yet extremely open task: move through space. Over several days a group of peers and myself set out to discover a new space, explore it, and fill it with movement, ideas, thoughts and media. Our cast/brain? Cole Rietenbach, Jordan McDowell, Laura DeAngelis, Molly Farash and … Continue reading Moving Through V=LxWxH