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.
    Original 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
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2018

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    Except as otherwise stated this work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

    Keywords

    • disability
    • Yvonne Rainer
    • exhibition
    • nostalgia
    • photography

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