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Improvisation in visual art practice using a photographic process

Wilson, Anne 2016, Improvisation in visual art practice using a photographic process, Brolga: an Australian journal about dance, no. 40, pp. 1-1.


Title Improvisation in visual art practice using a photographic process
Author(s) Wilson, Anne
Journal name Brolga: an Australian journal about dance
Issue number 40
Start page 1
End page 1
Total pages 1
Publisher Australian Dance Council
Place of publication Watson, A.C.T.
Publication date 2016-03-01
ISSN 1322-7645
Keyword(s) creating dance
choreographic development
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Summary In this article I discuss how I have come to understand embodied processes in my visual art practice using photography. I danced professionally for 25 years and performed in various contexts including classical ballet repertoire, contemporary dance, and commercial dance. I choreographed for various productions working with a group of dancers for seven years before studying visual art. I experienced a particular sense of embodiment as a live performer in which prescribed movements were learnt, performed and repeated as if second nature. Transitioning into a conceptually based visual art practice the creative process was flipped around. Using painting, sculpture, performance (in a different context) and photographic methods I explored ideas from which forms such as video/audio installations, photography, performance art and painting emerged mostly in a gallery context. Although I still think of forms of movement as content, in a visual art practise the idea or concept invokes form.
Language eng
Field of Research 190599 Visual Arts and Crafts not elsewhere classified
1904 Performing Arts And Creative Writing
Socio Economic Objective 970119 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2016, The Author
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30084491

Document type: Journal Article
Collections: School of Communication and Creative Arts
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