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The Sentient Archive
Bodies, Performance, and Memory
Bill Bissell, ed.; Linda Caruso Haviland, ed.

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

• Foreword—Paula Marincola
Acknowledgments
• Introduction: A Body Comparable—
Bill Bissell and Linda Caruso Haviland
Considering the Body as Archive—Linda Caruso Haviland
I. BODIED KNOWING
Introduction by Linda Caruso Haviland
Everyone Has Something to Tell—Alain Platel
• Stalking Embodied Knowledge—Then What?—
Tomie Hahn
• The Sensing and Knowing Body: Choreographing Action and Feeling—
Juhani Pallasmaa
Use Me—Meg Stuart
A Body-Mind Centering® Approach to Movement through Embodiment—Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen
Pleasure—Ralph Lemon
Slow—Ralph Lemon
• II. MEMORY, HISTORY, AND RETRIEVAL
Introduction by Linda Caruso Haviland
Memory Has Its Way with Me—Barbara Dilley
The Body Makes You Remember—Ivo van Hove
Touching History—Ann Cooper Albright
My Discovery of Dance—Allegra Kent
We Dance What We Remember: Memory in Perceiving and Performing Contemporary Dance —Catherine J. Stevens
The Stories in Our Bodies—Emily Johnson
III. THE BODY IN THE ARCHIVE
Introduction by Linda Caruso Haviland
& We Should Live and Be Well: Five Artist Statements, 1995–2007—David Gordon
The Embodied Performance of Museum Visiting: Sacred Temples or Theaters of Memory?—Laurajane Smith
Sideways Glances: Painting and Dancing—Sarah Crowner
Leap Before You Look: Honoring the Libretto in Giselle and ApolloNancy Goldner
Body as Signifier—Patricia Hoffbauer
IV. PERFORMING THE ARCHIVE—Introduction by Linda Caruso Haviland
Untitled—Bebe Miller
My Body, the Archive—Deborah Hay
Choreographing Somatic Memories and Spatial Residues—Jayachandran Palazhy
Tremulous Histories—Jenn Joy
• Exit/Exist
—Embodiment—Gregory Maqoma
V. AFTERLIVES AND TRANSFORMATIONS
Introduction by Linda Caruso Haviland
Pavilion of Secrets—Marcia B. Siegel
Archiving Indeterminate Systems of Ecosystems and Improvisational Dance Strategies—Jennifer Monson
• Them
: Recombinant Aesthetics of Restaging Experimental Performance—Thomas F. DeFrantz
New Bodies, New Architecture—Mariana Ibañez and Simon Kim
Choreographic Angelology—André Lepecki
Contributors
• Index

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