Olsen insists that neither body nor landscape are separate from our fundamental selves, but in a culture which views the body as a mechanism to be trained and the landscape as a resource to be exploited, we need to learn to see again their fundamental wholeness and interconnection. Used book in Good Condition.
Body and Earth: An Experiential Guide Middlebury Bicentennial Series in Environmental Studies #ad - It is the medium through which we know the earth. In a remarkable integration of environmental science, biology, and creative expression, a dancer who teaches in the environmental studies program at Middlebury College, meditation, Olsen, offers a guide to a holistic understanding of person and place. Body is our first environment, ” writes Andrea Olsen.
. Through hard data, exercises, reflection, and inspiration, Body and Earth offers a guide to responsible stewardship of both our planet and our persons. Arranged as a 31-day program, the book offers not only a wealth of scientific information, but also exercises for both exploring the body and connecting with place; illustrations and works of art that illuminate each chapter’s themes; and Olsen’s own meditations and reflections, connecting the topics to her personal history and experience.
Bodystories: A Guide to Experiential AnatomyUniversity Press of New England #ad - University Press of New England. The book draws on Ms. Thirty-one days of learning sessions heighten awareness about each bone and body system and provide self-guided studies. Bodystories is used as a primary text in college dance departments, massage schools, and yoga training programs internationally. Amusing and insightful personal stories enliven the text and provide ways of working with the body for efficiency and for healing.
Bodystories is a book that engages the general reader as well as the serious student of anatomy. Olsen’s thirty years as a dancer and teacher of anatomy to show how our attitudes and approaches to our body affect us day to day.
And Then, You Act: Making Art in an Unpredictable WorldRoutledge #ad - And Then, You Act: Making Art in an Unpredictable World #ad - Routledge. University Press of New England. Following on from her successful book a director Prepares, And Then, which has become a key text for teaching directing classes, You Act is an essential practitioner and student resource. From well-known auteur of the american theatre scene, And Then, Anne Bogart, You Act is a fascinating and accessible book about directing theatre, acting and the collaborative creative process.
Writing clearly and passionately, bogart speaks to a wide audience, from undergraduates to practitioners, and makes an invaluable contribution to the field tackling themes such as: intentionality inspiration why theatre matters.
Situation Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary ArtThe MIT Press #ad - In north america and europe, the site-specific is often viewed in terms of resistance to art's commoditization, while elsewhere situation-specific practices have defied institutions of authority. Rooted in artistic practices of the 1960s and 1970s, the idea of situation has evolved and transcended these in the current context of globalization.
The contributors discuss these recent tendencies in the context of proliferating international biennial exhibitions, curatorial place-bound projects, and strategies by which artists increasingly unsettle the definition and legitimation of situation-based art. Artists surveyedvito acconci, amy balkin, allora & dragset, qiu zhijiewritersarjun appaduri, langlands & calzadilla, renée green, francis alÿs, ursula biemann, susan buck-morss, robert morris, pierre huyghe, richard serra, ilya kabakov, martha rosler, group material, douglas crimp, vivan sundaram, carl andre, daniel buren, janet cardiff, situationist international, Bethan Huws, Raqs Media Collective, Adam Chodzko, Robert Irwin, Marc Augé, Center for Land Use Interpretation, Gilles Deleuze, Gabriel Orozco, Richard Long, Hamish Fulton, Gordon Matta-Clark, Tony Smith, Elmgreen & Bell, Lawrence Weiner, Július Koller, Michel de Certeau, Emily Jacir, Douglas Huebler, Walid Ra'ad, Ligna, Dan Graham, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Graeme Miller, Rachel Whiteread, Wim Beeren, Krzysztof Wodiczko, Collective Actions, Artist Placement Group, Josephine Berry Slater, Paul Rooney, Tacita Dean, Ava Bromberg, Robert Smithson, Daniel Birnbaum, Victor Burgin, Bik Van der Pol, Leopold Kessler, Jonathan Monk, Allen Ruppersberg, Liam Gillick, Andrea Fraser, Michael Asher, T.
Situation Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art #ad - J. Key texts on the notion of “situation” in art and theory that consider site, place, temporary interventions, place-making, remedial actions, and context, and public space. Situation―a unique set of conditions produced in both space and time and ranging across material, political, social, and economic relations―has become a key concept in twenty-first-century art.
Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement Expanded EditionPropriometrics Press #ad - Readers can use the corrective exercises and lifestyle changes Katy Bowman has created to help each of us transition to healthy, naturally moving bodies. Best of all, move your dna contains the corrective exercises, habit modifications, and simple lifestyle changes we need to make in order to slowly mobilize our body to decrease pain and uncover our naturally healthy, reflex-driven selves.
Humorous, fascinating, and science based, the bestselling first edition of Move Your DNA has been updated and expanded to include a comprehensive three-level exercise program. Propriometrics Press. Routledge. University Press of New England. From couch potatoes to professional athletes, new parents to seniors, readers will love Bowman's humorous, passionate, and science-based guide to restoring your body and reclaiming your life.
Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement Expanded Edition #ad - In layperson-friendly terms move Your DNA addresses the vast quantities of disease we are suffering from, identifying our lack of movement as the primary cause. It shows the many problems with using exercise like movement vitamins instead of addressing the deeper issue of our poor movement diet. Move your dna explains the science behind our need for natural movement right down to the cellular level.
It examines the differences between the movements in a typical hunter-gatherer's life and the movements in our own.
Becoming Animal: An Earthly CosmologyVintage #ad - As the climate veers toward catastrophe, the innumerable losses cascading through the biosphere make vividly evident the need for a metamorphosis in our relation to the living land. Routledge. David abram’s first book, The Spell of the Sensuous has become a classic of environmental literature. Now he returns with a startling exploration of our human entanglement with the rest of nature.
For too long we’ve ignored the wild intelligence of our bodies, taking our primary truths from technologies that hold the living world at a distance. Abram’s writing subverts this distance, drawing readers ever closer to their animal senses in order to explore, from within, the elemental kinship between the human body and the breathing Earth.
Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology #ad - University Press of New England. Propriometrics Press. The shape-shifting of ravens, the eloquence of thunder, the erotic nature of gravity, the pleasures of being edible: all have their place in this book. Vintage.
The Cycle: A Practical Approach to Managing Arts OrganizationsBrandeis University Press #ad - According to kaiser, enroll in classes, and so on―in short, successful arts organizations pursue strong programmatic marketing campaigns that compel people to buy tickets, to participate in the organization’s programs. Additionally, they create exciting activities that draw people to the organization as a whole.
This book addresses each element of the cycle in the hope that more arts organizations around the globe―from orchestras, opera companies, museums, pay the bills, theaters, and classical and modern dance organizations to service organizations and other not-for-profit cultural institutions―will be able to sustain remarkable creativity, and have fun doing so! University Press of New England.
The Cycle: A Practical Approach to Managing Arts Organizations #ad - Routledge. When this hidden engine is humming, artists, board, staff, and audience members, and donors feel confidence in the future. This self-reinforcing cycle underlies the activities of all healthy arts organizations, and the theory behind it can be used as a diagnostic tool to reveal―and remedy―the problems of troubled ones.
This institutional marketing creates a sense of enthusiasm that attracts donors, board members, and volunteers. Kaiser calls this group of external supporters the family. In the third book of his popular trilogy on creating and sustaining arts organizations, Michael Kaiser reveals the hidden engine that powers consistent success.
Resources are reinvested in more and better art, the “family” continues to grow, which is marketed aggressively; as a result, providing even more resources.
The Place of Dance: A Somatic Guide to Dancing and Dance MakingWesleyan University Press #ad - Andrea olsen is an internationally known choreographer and educator who combines the science of body with creative practice. Each of the chapters, or "days, " introduces a particular theme and features a dance photograph, information on the topic, movement and writing investigations, personal anecdotes, and studio notes from professional artists and educators for further insight.
Brandeis University Press. It reminds us that dancing is our nature, available to all as well as refined for the stage. This workbook integrates experiential anatomy with the process of moving and dancing, improvising, with a particular focus on the creative journey involved in choreographing, and performing for the stage.
The Place of Dance: A Somatic Guide to Dancing and Dance Making #ad - University Press of New England. Propriometrics Press. The third in a trilogy of works about the body, create a dance, including bodystories: A Guide to Experiential Anatomy and Body and Earth: An Experiential Guide, The Place of Dance will help each reader understand his/her dancing body through somatic work, and have a full journal clarifying aesthetic views on his or her practice.
Routledge. The place of dance is written for the general reader as well as for dancers. It is well suited for anyone interested in engaging embodied intelligence and living more consciously. Wesleyan University Press.
Strategic Planning in the Arts: A Practical GuideBrandeis University Press #ad - Planning today is more important than ever. Vintage. In strategic planning in the Arts, Michael M. Praise for michael kaiser: “A rich yet tidy cornucopia of solutions for the challenges facing the American arts scene. Washington post University Press of New England. Wesleyan University Press. In the absence of details about how ticket sales will be increased, it’s an empty promise.
Both acquisition and allocation of resources are increasingly difficult for arts organizations as a result of emerging technologies, reduced arts education, aging donors, and the advent of new forms of entertainment. In fact, most arts organizations do periodically attempt some kind of planning exercise.
It is essential for arts organizations to take a coherent approach to these issues to remain vibrant over time. Brandeis University Press. Kaiser, evaluating, dc, has produced a clear, and an arts management guru, the former head of the Kennedy Center in Washington, concise guide for staff or board members of not-for-profit arts organizations who are responsible for developing, or implementing plans.
Strategic Planning in the Arts: A Practical Guide #ad - Relying on real-world cases and examples, kaiser shows how to conceive, and act on every part of the strategic plan, assess, from the mission statement to the financial statement; from managing the board to marketing. Propriometrics Press. But a review of hundreds of such plans suggests that most contain merely a wish list, rather than concrete plans for the future: “We will increase ticket sales!” is a common “strategy” expressed in too many arts plans.
Leading Roles: 50 Questions Every Arts Board Should AskBrandeis University Press #ad - Drawing on these and many other conversations, nationally and internationally, Kaiser’s book offers members of boards and staffs the information they need to create the healthy atmosphere necessary to thriving arts organizations. Kennedy center for the performing Arts, Kaiser recently completed a 50-state, 69-city Arts in Crisis tour.
Kaiser addresses boards in crisis, international boards, and boards of arts organizations of color. Organized in a clear, readable, including mission and governance; fundraising and marketing responsibilities; the relationship of the board to the artistic director, Leading Roles covers every aspect of board participation in the life of the organization, executive director, question-and-answer format, and staff; and its responsibilities for planning and budgeting.
Leading Roles: 50 Questions Every Arts Board Should Ask #ad - Routledge. University Press of New England. Throughout, he emphasizes the importance of transparency and clarity in the board’s dealings with its own members and those of the arts community of which it is a part, showing how anything less results in contentiousness that can immobilize an arts organization, or even tear it apart.
Propriometrics Press. Board issues came up repeatedly as central to the success or failure of the organization. Today, in his capacity as president of the John F. Not-for-profit arts organizations struggled to survive the recent economic recession.
Everybody Is a BodyDog Ear Publishing, LLC #ad - The moving body is the foundation of human activity. Wesleyan University Press. In order to experience life to it's fullest, it is important to keep in touch with our moving selves. It is not a "how-to" book. Routledge. She is frequently sought as a "body language expert" in observation of personal style through the non-verbal communication of political pundits.
Cox is a teacher of Laban/Bartenieff Movement Studies, dance, kinesiology and somatics. In a world where technological advancement allows for instant global connections, we are becoming increasingly disembodied. Vintage. Propriometrics Press. This is a book for every body. Karen A. We are not advocating a specific movement technique or practice.
Everybody Is a Body #ad - Our movement is the expression of ourselves in the world. Movement connects us all. This gives rise to "dis-ease" in our physical, emotional and intellectual selves. A teacher of movement analysis, somatics and dance, her interest is in promoting awareness of human movement as a fundamental body of knowledge.