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Places That Shape You

Abstract Places That Shape You documents the development and experience of composing and presenting Places That Shape You, an evening-length dance performance examining the relationship between culture and urban spaces, inspired by the physical parameters that cities provide for our lives. In the performance, a blend of postmodern contemporary movement vocabulary, text, projection, a mattress, 12 phonebooks and an overhead projector were used to a tell a story through the contrast of objects both obsolete and current. Musical collaborator, Austen Mack, created an original score that worked in partnership with the movement, advancing the unfolding of concepts about public and private spaces, community, memory, expectation and abstraction. In collabor... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Willcox, Halley (Author) / Fitzgerald, Mary (Advisor) / Lerman, Liz (Committee member) / Rajko, Jessica (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Dance / Urban planning / Dance / Movement Research
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 63 pages
Language English
Note Masters Thesis Dance 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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