DANCE, POLITICS & CO-IMMUNITY VOL.1
THINKING RESISTANCES. CURRENT PERSPECTIVES ON POLITICS AND COMMUNITIES IN THE ARTS
This book, the first in a series, is dedicated to the question of how dance, both in its historical and in its contemporary manifestations, is intricately linked to conceptualizations of the political. Whereas in this context the term "policy" means the reproduction of hegemonic power relations within already existing institutional structures, politics refers to those practices which question the space of policy as such. The art of choreography consists in distributing bodies and their relations in space. It is a distribution of parts that within the field of the visible allocates positions to specific bodies. Yet in the confrontation between bodies and their relations, a de-framing and dislocating of positions may take place. The essays included in this book are aimed at the multiple connections between politics, community, dance, and globalization from the perspectives of Dance and Theatre Studies, History, Philosophy, and Sociology.