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Between Faces

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.

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Up next started dancing I was trawling through the website of the wonderful Becky Edmunds the other day and stumbled across this utter gem called Have you started dancing between faces blog Last month I performed a ‘desktop presentation’ as part of Light Moves Festival of Screendance in Limerick. Over the years I’ve played a lot with
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