Human practices, rhythms, and habits are all being changed by the hyper-presence of screens: we choreograph them as they choreograph us. It is now primarily through screens that we access and experience culture, information, and ideas. I like to imagine the actions and gestures of humans with and on screens as a site for choreographic thinking and discovery. I imagine drawing attention to the movements, timings and spaces that characterize our interfaces with screens. Indeed, this word — interface or “between faces” — speaks to the heart of this presentation. What is the choreographic potential of this between?
A transcript of the video is available at: skellis.net/_assets/_between_faces_transcript.pdf
The development of Between Faces was supported by C-DaRE (Centre for Dance Research) at Coventry University.