Schmitz, Edgar. 2017. CHOREOGRAPHIC 1-5. In: "CHOREOGRAPHIC 1-5", Research Pavilion, 57th Venice Biennale, Italy, 26-29 June 2017. [Show/Exhibition]

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Creators: Schmitz, Edgar
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CHOREOGRAPHIC is a series of productions that aim to test, interrogate and animate the valence of choreographic registers for artistic and cultural work. The series is part of a broader investigation into the status of competencies in a post-skill environment, and aims to take stock of the choreographic as a set of language possibilities, procedural matrices and production protocols.

These registers are variously recognised and/or fetishized in institutional practice. The emergence of dramaturgy as professional category within institutional curating attests to this as much as the interest in and circulation of dance and related forms under the conditions of museum displays and collection protocols. The largely consensual inscription of the choreographic into the broader milieu of artistic labour and commodities is one key perspective for the project; debates around practice-based research formats within higher education institutions and their material and discursive supports are another.

Against these backdrops, the CHOREOGRAPHIC series aims to test the extent to which languages of the choreographic (discursive as well as performed) afford us the possibility to re-visit habituated languages of curating, artistic production and display, as they circulate within discussions and self-projections of current modes of practice.

Contributors: Desclaux, Vanessa (Contributor); Fitzpatrick, Noel (Contributor); Gheorghe, Irina (Choreographer); Jensen, Adriano W (Choreographer); Malasauskas, Raimundas (Choreographer); o'Carroll, Cathy (Choreographer); Phillips, Andrea (Contributor); Renard, Emilie (Contributor); von Rosen, Astrid (Contributor); Sterno, Linda (Contributor); Spångberg, Mårten (Choreographer) and Lefkowitz, Myriam (Choreographer)
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Keywords: choreographic, dance, immaterial, neo-liberal, governance,
Departments, Centres and Research Units: Art
Date range: 26-29 June 2017
Event Location: Research Pavilion, 57th Venice Biennale, Italy
Project or Series: CHOREOGRAPHIC
Item ID: 22625
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2017 12:05
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2024 16:27


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