11 Million Reasons: Transmitting Inclusion in Dance

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Abstract

This chapter discusses the 11 Million Reasons photographic exhibition commissioned by People Dancing in the UK, which features dancers with disabilities reconstructing still images from 20 well-known films that highlight dance. Comments by the dancers are woven through the chapter to inform the discussion, which also looks to examples of iconic dance photography to ask a number of questions about what the images transmit, and the extent to which the exhibition elicits nostalgia in the viewer.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationA World of Muscle, Bone & Organs: Research and Scholarship in Dance
Place of PublicationCoventry
PublisherCentre for Dance Research
Pages163-184
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)9781846000836
StatePublished - 1 Jun 2018

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Keywords

  • disability
  • Yvonne Rainer
  • exhibition
  • nostalgia
  • photography

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Whatley, S. (2018). 11 Million Reasons: Transmitting Inclusion in Dance. In A World of Muscle, Bone & Organs: Research and Scholarship in Dance (pp. 163-184). Coventry: Centre for Dance Research.

11 Million Reasons: Transmitting Inclusion in Dance. / Whatley, Sarah.

A World of Muscle, Bone & Organs: Research and Scholarship in Dance. Coventry : Centre for Dance Research, 2018. p. 163-184.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Whatley, S 2018, 11 Million Reasons: Transmitting Inclusion in Dance. in A World of Muscle, Bone & Organs: Research and Scholarship in Dance. Centre for Dance Research, Coventry, pp. 163-184.
Whatley S. 11 Million Reasons: Transmitting Inclusion in Dance. In A World of Muscle, Bone & Organs: Research and Scholarship in Dance. Coventry: Centre for Dance Research. 2018. p. 163-184.
Whatley, Sarah. / 11 Million Reasons: Transmitting Inclusion in Dance. A World of Muscle, Bone & Organs: Research and Scholarship in Dance. Coventry : Centre for Dance Research, 2018. pp. 163-184
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