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Becoming an Egg Or: Migrating Body Parts in Some Works by William Forsythe
Published online by Cambridge University Press: 04 January 2013
William Forsythe has remarked that the forms of ballet exist as a body of ideas. Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari write in A Thousand Plateaus that the body without organs is not an enemy organism but rather is another organization of the organs. The paper goes on to discuss isometry, transfer of energy, and anatomical migration and the concept of migration as a metaphor in the context of various historical discourses about the body.
- Research Article
- Congress on Research in Dance Conference Proceedings , Volume 39 , supplement S1: Choreographies Of Migration: Patterns Of Global Mobility , 2007 , pp. 95 - 99
- Copyright © The Author(s) 2007
I want to thank Dana Caspersen, Dietrich Krüger, Liz Waterhouse, and Niels Lanz from the Forsythe Company for helping me during the research and preparation of this lecture. I also want to thank Nik Haffner and Tony Rizzi for supporting me. I especially want to thank Freya Vass-Rhee, not only for supporting me but for making it possible to join this year's CORD. Without her invitation as panel organizer, I would not have been here.
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