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The body in question(s) / Le corps en question(s)

Edited by Cristian Berco, Sean Caulfield & Isabelle Van Grimde

Dance, Canadian Studies

Paperback
Published: June 2015
ISBN: 9780969989882
Pages: 212 Size: 11.375x7.25
Illustrations: 73

The body in question(s) was produced in conjunction with a creative research project that brought together contemporary dance, visual art, and academic research to produce an innovative exhibition/performance exploring contemporary perspectives of the body. The publication contains 12 essays in both English and French, discussing the creative and collaborative process that went into the development of dance and visual art pieces for the exhibition/performance. The contributors explore a wide range of topics related to how historic and contemporary perceptions of the body have been shaped by technology, biomedical research, and changing political and social factors.

Cristian Berco is Associate Professor in the History Department at Bishop’s University, Quebec.

Sean Caulfield is Centennial Professor in the Department of Art and Design at the University of Alberta and co-editor of Imagining Science (2008).

Isabelle Van Grimde, curator, choreographer, and artistic director of Van Grimde Corps Secrets, lives in Montreal.

Contributors Include:
Cristian Berco, Fabienne Cabado, Paul Cassar, Sean Caulfield, Timothy Caulfield, Raphael Cuir, Dawna Gilchrist, Isabelle Van Grimde, Roland Huesca, Lianne McTavish, Marilène Oliver, Mireille Perron, Monique Regimbald-Zeiber, Brian Webb