Preferring the Blur

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Preferring the Blur explores Rosemary's practice of conversing with passers by as she created Calling Tree, a durational work in the canopy of an urban tree co created with Simon Whitehead. She centres the chapter around her experience of creating Calling Tree in Tottenham London. The chapter reveals how these encounters affected her and her relation to the tree, the site and her own work. It experiments with format and language to convey her discoveries.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA World of Muscle, Bone and Organs.
Subtitle of host publicationResearch and Scholarship in Dance
EditorsSimon Ellis, Charlotte Waelde, Hetty Blades
Pages185 -213
Number of pages29
ISBN (Electronic) 9781846000836
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2018

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  • dance
  • choreography
  • site specific
  • audience
  • Conversation
  • community

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