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Screendance: Inscribing the Ephemeral Image

Douglas Rosenberg


Since the 1960’s artists have been increasingly drawn to the intersection of dance and the moving image, (for the purposes of this book, referred to as, screendance). Historical precedents for the genre can be tracked to the birth of photography and film technologies and in fact dance and the optical mediums have been linked since the earliest incarnation of reproducible photographic images. However, the purpose of this book is to address screendance within the frame of the visual arts as well as to situate it as an extension of dance and the optical mediums including film and video. Mediated ... More

Keywords: dance, technology, video, curation, theory, post-modernism, screendance, intertextual dialog

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199772612
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772612.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Douglas Rosenberg, author
The University of Wisconsin