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People go to work, bring their lunches with them or eat out, and after a while it becomes… well, normal. It can be easy to get into the routine of work, eat, work, go home and it feels like the days weren’t as exciting as you wish they would be.
Meet LunchBeat, a lunch hour dance party that started a little over a year ago in Sweden. With the objective to re-energize oneself and brighten up the routine workday, a group of Swedes organized the first dance party in an underground parking lot during their one hour lunch break. The rules? If you go, you have to dance. What’s the point in going if you’re not going to shake it? [Read more...]
Tron is back… in Japan! This beautifully choreographed 5 minute clip of Tron inspired goodness shows 8 dancers in full Tron-like suits that turn on and off. As they move, they come together, disappear, only to reappear somewhere else. It is an exceptionally well done dance piece and inspires new ideas for dances whether at a school play, a theater or a communal gathering such as Burning Man. Enjoy the show! [Read more...]
Vihao Pham takes ballet out of the theater and studio, planting it naturally and gracefully in the streets. Each images transforms the urban landscape into something to be played with, enjoyed and danced upon, opening up discussion about how public space is viewed and used in everyday life. [Read more...]
Last year I had the pleasure of meeting Fred Fellowes at Burning Man. He is part of the London crew at one of my very favorite camps during the Black Rock desert based event (they’re located in the 3:00 plaza). So, knowing what a seriously great time we’ve had on the playa, when I found out that he started the incredible Secret Garden party in the UK I was pumped [Read more...]
Something like a modern interpretation of Marcel Duchamps ‘Nude Decending a Staircase, artist Bill Wadman has captured 9 dancers in flowing motion with long exposure photography. Wadman has recently announced on his blog that he is putting a book out and is now producing signed prints of this series titled ‘Motion.’ The seductive images have been featured worldwide in The New York Times, La Monde, Der Spiegel, Times of London, USA Today, and Corriere della Sera… to name just a few of Wadman’s fans.
When the band Stateless imagines the eternal battle within all of us — the struggle between good and evil — gypsy music meets modern beats, and the weapon is improvised dance. Performed by professional dancer Dominic North with motion-capture and digital animation by the design studio FIELD, the songs protagonist, Ariel, duels with the devil.
“Ariel” will be available November 22 on Ninja Tunes, from the forthcoming album “Matilda”, out Feb 2011.