The Values of Leftovers in Dance Research

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    Cultural heritage content can be seen as a form of leftover and when reused can open up new creative possibilities and understandings of the value of culture. These leftovers can be remixed and revived, offering a form of renewal. In particular dance practices and scholarship have become more interested over the past decade in questions about what remains, what is lost, and what can be done with remains. This interest can be seen as an answering back to Schneider's (2011) proposition about the persistence and remnant of performance. Using Europeana Space (2014-2017) a major three-year EU-Funded project, concerned with the reuse of cultural heritage, we consider the leftovers of the project now that it has ended and how these remnants open up questions around memory, the body and archives.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)144-152
    Number of pages9
    JournalPerformance Research
    Issue number8
    Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2017

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    The Volume this article appears in has been backdated to 2017, though publication occurred on 16th April 2018.

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    • Dance
    • Cultural Heritage
    • Leftovers
    • Digital Technology
    • Remains

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Arts and Humanities(all)


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