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Auditory Turn: William Forsythe's Vocal Choreography

Vass-Rhee, Freya (2010) Auditory Turn: William Forsythe's Vocal Choreography. Dance Chronicle, 33 (3). pp. 388-413. ISSN 0147-2526. E-ISSN 1532-4257. (doi:10.1080/01472526.2010.517495) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:54523)

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William Forsythe’s recent investigations of the sonic potentials of dance movement have led him to generate improvisational modalities that extend dancing

into the body’s interior by means of translations between movement and vocalization. Analyzing visuo-sonic choreographic processes in Forsythe’s works Decreation (2003), You made me a monster (2005), Heterotopia (2006), and Yes we can’t (2008) from a perspective informed by cognitive research,

and focusing particularly on intermodal counterpoint, I argue that his turn to the auditory extends his earlier investigations of perceptual performativity while also complicating linguistically based dance analyses.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/01472526.2010.517495
Uncontrolled keywords: dance; choreography; sound; Forsythe; intermodality; performativity;
Subjects: N Visual Arts > NX Arts in general
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Arts and Humanities > School of Arts
Depositing User: Freya Vass
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2016 11:53 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:22 UTC
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