MOVEMENT and SOMATICS
Non-stylised movement (as opposed to conventional dance and movement practice) is one of the most revealing approaches to emerge from the cross-fertilisation of performance, dance, therapy and daily life movement itself.
Taking a broadly systemic approach that places the individual firmly in their social, environmental and ecological context, our authors pick up on the work of Javanese movement artist Suprapto Suryodarmo and look at the role of movement in performance and therapy as well as the ways in which the human body has been viewed since the first onset of Cartesian dualism.
Sandra Reeve's Nine Ways of Seeing a Body sets out 9 different approaches to the human body as seen in movement, performance and psychotherapy.
Lise Lavelle's forthcoming Joged Amerta is the first informed guide to the movement practice of Suprapto Suryodarmo (Prapto).
The multi-authored Body and Performance offers 12 contemporary approaches to the human body that are being used by performers or in the context of performance training.
Embodied Lives, a new collection edited by Katya Bloom, Margit Galanter and Sandra Reeve offers a range of perspectives from movement teachers in three continents who have trained with Prapto.
Attending to Movement is a 2015 collection of papers on all aspects of dance, movement and somatics.
See the Triarchy Press Walking and Movement biblets.
For teachers, students and practitioners of performance and dance: