Vu du corps

Lisa Nelson. Mouvement et perception - Nouvelles de danse n° 48-49

By : Collective publication

Language : French

Topics : Writings by artists

Format : PDF

Number of pages : 240 pages

Publisher : Contredanse Editions

Year of publication : 2001

EAN : 9782930146706

This book is built around the approach of the American improviser and video artist Lisa Nelson. A new light is given on perception.

Price :  12.00

Vu du corps is built around the sensitive body and the artistic approach of American improviser and video artist Lisa Nelson. This new perspective on the senses and perception explores both the influence of sensory choices in the creative process and scientific reflections on the mechanisms of the senses. The action of perceiving is proposed here as a dynamic act of orienting our vision.

From the apprehension of our bodily sensations to the coherent construction of our environment, how do we perceive? By concentrating on one or other of our senses, how do we influence our perception, our creation? What role do our senses play? What are they?

A number of artists and scientists share their experiences and ideas, including Alain Berthoz, Rosalyn Driscoll, Katy Dymoke, Moshe Feldenkrais, J.J. Gibson, Jack Heggie, Emmanuelle Huynh, Ann Veronica Janssens, Patricia Kuypers, Lisa Nelson, Steve Paxton, Christina Svane, Joseph Tornabene…