"Artistic Behaviour and Aesthetic Exploration in Western Experimental Screen Dance" by Yang Yi, Dance Studies in China edited by Deng Youling and Zhang Yanjie

Title

"Artistic Behaviour and Aesthetic Exploration in Western Experimental Screen Dance" by Yang Yi, Dance Studies in China edited by Deng Youling and Zhang Yanjie

Date

2022

Coverage

Bristol
Chicago

Text

... The work
reflects on the definition of 'imperfect' bodies and questions the way in which
the public juges the value of an individual's existence through humorous,
sarcastic yet powerful performances and unique aesthetics. Films by Thierry
De Mey, Laurent Goldring, Antonin De Bemels, Wim Vandekeybus and Pierre
Yves Clouin, in particular, present 'unconventional bodies that appear in
turns animalistic, oversexualized (or differently sexualized), pathological,
monstrous, and unidentifiable, undergoing all sorts of transformations and
metamorphoses, thus resisting sociocultural, economic, and political processes
of standardization of the body' (Walon 2016: 1)...

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Citation

“"Artistic Behaviour and Aesthetic Exploration in Western Experimental Screen Dance" by Yang Yi, Dance Studies in China edited by Deng Youling and Zhang Yanjie,” Pierre Yves Clouin, accessed August 8, 2022, https://pierreyvesclouin.fr/items/show/1472.