Singularities [Andre Lepecki] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. How does the production of performance engage with the fundamental. function of dance and performance in political and artistic debate. André Lepecki is Associate Professor of Performance Studies at the Tisch. School of the Arts. Andre Lepecki is associate professor in the Department of Performance Studies at New Currently, Lepecki is working on a book on dance and sculpture and.

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The Politics of Translation in Multicultural Dance.

We know that for Arendt the notion of a true or rescued politics has always been bound, deeply, even ontologically, to the notion of freedom. It is less predicated on a subject than on a movement bewegungdefined by intersubjective action, that, moreover must be learned, rehearsed, nurtured, and above all experimented with, practiced, and experienced. In this matching of functions, places sndre ways of being, there is no place for any void.

Choreographic planning is crucial because, as I mentioned earlier, the political is not a given to the subject, it is not even a given of the human species.

The issuing of commands and imperatives, which J. Politique relative aux cookies. The first chords of the soundtrack are heard, then the police car is gone. Ongoing research project, working manuscript.

A Journal of Feminist Theory, vol. In a video documentation of the event, shown as part of the archive on dance and visual arts of the exhibition Move: Its appearance results from its excessiveness andrr unforeseen mode of reclaiming spaces for mobility. London, Intellect Books, As time passes, the audience may experience some, or all, of the following reactions, simi- lar to my own, when I saw the piece in May Following from Arendt and Deleuze, Lepeecki propose that the danger of banishing the political from the world is predicated on a double move: He is currently Associate Professor in Performance Studies at New York University where he teaches courses on critical theory, continental philosophy, performance studies, dance studies, and experimental dramaturgy.


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André Lepecki

Notes Towards an Investigation. Police choreography, police dynamics, police kinetics. Aztec performance and colonial discourse. Presence and Body in Dance and Performance Theory. Documents on Visual Arts Series.

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One Decade, Four Choreographers. To view supplemental media related to this article, please visit http: In the field of dance, and particularly in the field of devotion introduced by choreography as discipline, the will to reintroduce once again the concrete, literal, physical principle of agency into the abstract notion of a choreopolitical plan is already to start experimenting on how to move politically.

The police then needs not be embodied in the cop. It is through this word — devotion — that the question of moving politically is radically reframed from within choreography.

Edited Professional Peer-reviewed Journals: I venture that the particular political subject that transforms spaces of circulation into spaces of freedom has a specific name: Wesleyan University Press, University of Minnesota Press. During his turn to dance, Man also steps out of the proper space of pedestrian circula- tion and invades the road, dancing in the rain, messing with the traffic lane.


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His current book project focuses on the relationship between dance, philosophy, and sculpture. Chapters in Edited Books and Art Catalogues: Returning to the sidewalk, No Noize starts a brief pas-de-deux with Man. In Thingly Variations in Space. In the rain, standing at the corner as cars pass by, the contemporary polis is presented as basically being con- stituted by two major distributions of movement: The Rhetoric of Disfiguration in American Dance since As she writes in one of the fragments comprising Introduction into Politics: Phonetic Skin, Annete Stahmer ed.

What devotion does, alongside its performance, is to relocate the imperative as no longer being an order coming from above, a command the dancer must blindly obey and follow, apolitically. Challenging Conventions and Crossing Boundaries: Performance Art, Visual arts, and the Nostalgia of the Image.