Body and Earth: An Experiential Guide Middlebury Bicentennial Series in Environmental Studies

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University Press of New England #ad - Olsen displays an easy command of fields as diverse as geology, ecology, biochemistry, and anatomy as she explores the ways in which our bodies are derived from and connected to the natural world. Part workbook, part exploration, Body and Earth considers the question of how we can best, most responsibly inhabit both our bodies and our planet.

Olsen insists that neither body nor landscape are separate from our fundamental selves, but in a culture which views the body as a mechanism to be trained and the landscape as a resource to be exploited, we need to learn to see again their fundamental wholeness and interconnection. It is the medium through which we know the earth.

Body and Earth: An Experiential Guide Middlebury Bicentennial Series in Environmental Studies #ad - In a remarkable integration of environmental science, a dancer who teaches in the environmental studies program at Middlebury College, biology, Olsen, and creative expression, meditation, offers a guide to a holistic understanding of person and place. Arranged as a 31-day program, the book offers not only a wealth of scientific information, but also exercises for both exploring the body and connecting with place; illustrations and works of art that illuminate each chapter’s themes; and Olsen’s own meditations and reflections, connecting the topics to her personal history and experience.

. Body is our first environment, ” writes Andrea Olsen. Used book in Good Condition. But body and earth is not just a lesson, it is also an investigation. Through hard data, exercises, and inspiration, reflection, Body and Earth offers a guide to responsible stewardship of both our planet and our persons.

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Bodystories: A Guide to Experiential Anatomy

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University Press of New England #ad - Thirty-one days of learning sessions heighten awareness about each bone and body system and provide self-guided studies. Bodystories is a book that engages the general reader as well as the serious student of anatomy. Olsen’s thirty years as a dancer and teacher of anatomy to show how our attitudes and approaches to our body affect us day to day.

Bodystories: A Guide to Experiential Anatomy #ad - Amusing and insightful personal stories enliven the text and provide ways of working with the body for efficiency and for healing. University Press of New England. Bodystories is used as a primary text in college dance departments, massage schools, and yoga training programs internationally. The book draws on Ms.

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And Then, You Act: Making Art in an Unpredictable World

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Routledge #ad - And Then, You Act: Making Art in an Unpredictable World #ad - Following on from her successful book a director Prepares, And Then, which has become a key text for teaching directing classes, You Act is an essential practitioner and student resource. Routledge. University Press of New England. Writing clearly and passionately, from undergraduates to practitioners, Bogart speaks to a wide audience, and makes an invaluable contribution to the field tackling themes such as: intentionality inspiration why theatre matters.

From well-known auteur of the american theatre scene, You Act is a fascinating and accessible book about directing theatre, And Then, Anne Bogart, acting and the collaborative creative process.

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Situation Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art

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The MIT Press #ad - Rooted in artistic practices of the 1960s and 1970s, the idea of situation has evolved and transcended these in the current context of globalization. J. In north america and europe, the site-specific is often viewed in terms of resistance to art's commoditization, while elsewhere situation-specific practices have defied institutions of authority.

Key texts on the notion of “situation” in art and theory that consider site, temporary interventions, place-making, place, and context, remedial actions, and public space. Situation―a unique set of conditions produced in both space and time and ranging across material, social, political, and economic relations―has become a key concept in twenty-first-century art.

Situation Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art #ad - Routledge. Demos, craig owens, brian holmes, charles esche, brian o'doherty, irit rogoff, rosalyn deutsche, graeme evans, doreen Massey, Thierry de Duve, Marina Fokidis, Hou Hanrou, James Meyer, Hal Foster, Patricia Falguières, Lu Jie, Miwon Kwon, Mary Jane Jacob, Ivo Mesquita, Vasif Kortun, Peter Weibel University Press of New England.

The contributors discuss these recent tendencies in the context of proliferating international biennial exhibitions, curatorial place-bound projects, and strategies by which artists increasingly unsettle the definition and legitimation of situation-based art. Artists surveyedvito acconci, tacita dean, graeme miller, rirkrit tiravanija, victor burgin, lawrence weiner, robert irwin, amy balkin, allora & bell, rachel whiteread, carl andre, michel de certeau, renée green, michael asher, allen ruppersberg, francis alÿs, jonathan monk, situationist international, paul rooney, gordon matta-clark, ligna, gilles deleuze, Artist Placement Group, Center for Land Use Interpretation, Dan Graham, Krzysztof Wodiczko, Adam Chodzko, Marc Augé, Douglas Crimp, Emily Jacir, Tony Smith, Robert Morris, Ilya Kabakov, Ursula Biemann, Bethan Huws, Daniel Buren, Wim Beeren, Leopold Kessler, Collective Actions, Douglas Huebler, Richard Long, Janet Cardiff, Elmgreen & Calzadilla, Martha Rosler, Liam Gillick, Raqs Media Collective, Pierre Huyghe, Susan Buck-Morss, Daniel Birnbaum, Hamish Fulton, Július Koller, Gabriel Orozco, Ava Bromberg, Qiu ZhijieWritersArjun Appaduri, Andrea Fraser, Bik Van der Pol, Robert Smithson, Group Material, Langlands & Dragset, Josephine Berry Slater, Walid Ra'ad, Richard Serra, Vivan Sundaram, T.

This anthology offers key writings on areas of art practice and theory related to situation, the relation between action and public space, the meaning of place and locality, the artist as ethnographer or fieldworker, including notions of the site specific, and the crucial role of the curator in recent situation specific art.

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Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement Expanded Edition

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Propriometrics Press #ad - Routledge. Best of all, and simple lifestyle changes we need to make in order to slowly mobilize our body to decrease pain and uncover our naturally healthy, Move Your DNA contains the corrective exercises, habit modifications, reflex-driven selves. From couch potatoes to professional athletes, passionate, new parents to seniors, readers will love Bowman's humorous, and science-based guide to restoring your body and reclaiming your life.

It shows the many problems with using exercise like movement vitamins instead of addressing the deeper issue of our poor movement diet. Move your dna explains the science behind our need for natural movement right down to the cellular level. Humorous, fascinating, and science based, the bestselling first edition of Move Your DNA has been updated and expanded to include a comprehensive three-level exercise program.

Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement Expanded Edition #ad - Propriometrics Press. In layperson-friendly terms move Your DNA addresses the vast quantities of disease we are suffering from, identifying our lack of movement as the primary cause. University Press of New England. Readers can use the corrective exercises and lifestyle changes Katy Bowman has created to help each of us transition to healthy, naturally moving bodies.

It examines the differences between the movements in a typical hunter-gatherer's life and the movements in our own.

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Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology

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Vintage #ad - Abram’s writing subverts this distance, drawing readers ever closer to their animal senses in order to explore, from within, the elemental kinship between the human body and the breathing Earth. University Press of New England. Now he returns with a startling exploration of our human entanglement with the rest of nature.

As the climate veers toward catastrophe, the innumerable losses cascading through the biosphere make vividly evident the need for a metamorphosis in our relation to the living land. Routledge. The shape-shifting of ravens, the erotic nature of gravity, the eloquence of thunder, the pleasures of being edible: all have their place in this book.

Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology #ad - Vintage. Propriometrics Press. David abram’s first book, The Spell of the Sensuous has become a classic of environmental literature. For too long we’ve ignored the wild intelligence of our bodies, taking our primary truths from technologies that hold the living world at a distance.

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The Cycle: A Practical Approach to Managing Arts Organizations

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Brandeis University Press #ad - When this hidden engine is humming, and audience members, board, staff, artists, and donors feel confidence in the future. Vintage. According to kaiser, and so on―in short, enroll in classes, successful arts organizations pursue strong programmatic marketing campaigns that compel people to buy tickets, to participate in the organization’s programs.

This institutional marketing creates a sense of enthusiasm that attracts donors, board members, and volunteers. Resources are reinvested in more and better art, the “family” continues to grow, which is marketed aggressively; as a result, providing even more resources. This book addresses each element of the cycle in the hope that more arts organizations around the globe―from orchestras, museums, opera companies, and classical and modern dance organizations to service organizations and other not-for-profit cultural institutions―will be able to sustain remarkable creativity, theaters, pay the bills, and have fun doing so! University Press of New England.

The Cycle: A Practical Approach to Managing Arts Organizations #ad - Routledge. Additionally, they create exciting activities that draw people to the organization as a whole. Kaiser calls this group of external supporters the family. In the third book of his popular trilogy on creating and sustaining arts organizations, Michael Kaiser reveals the hidden engine that powers consistent success.

Brandeis University Press. Propriometrics Press.

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The Place of Dance: A Somatic Guide to Dancing and Dance Making

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Wesleyan University Press #ad - Each of the chapters, information on the topic, " introduces a particular theme and features a dance photograph, or "days, personal anecdotes, movement and writing investigations, and studio notes from professional artists and educators for further insight. The place of dance is written for the general reader as well as for dancers.

. Wesleyan University Press. This workbook integrates experiential anatomy with the process of moving and dancing, improvising, with a particular focus on the creative journey involved in choreographing, and performing for the stage. Routledge. Brandeis University Press. Vintage. University Press of New England.

The third in a trilogy of works about the body, create a dance, including bodystories: A Guide to Experiential Anatomy and Body and Earth: An Experiential Guide, The Place of Dance will help each reader understand his/her dancing body through somatic work, and have a full journal clarifying aesthetic views on his or her practice.

The Place of Dance: A Somatic Guide to Dancing and Dance Making #ad - It is well suited for anyone interested in engaging embodied intelligence and living more consciously. Propriometrics Press. It reminds us that dancing is our nature, available to all as well as refined for the stage. Andrea olsen is an internationally known choreographer and educator who combines the science of body with creative practice.

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Strategic Planning in the Arts: A Practical Guide

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Brandeis University Press #ad - In strategic planning in the Arts, Michael M. Relying on real-world cases and examples, and act on every part of the strategic plan, Kaiser shows how to conceive, assess, from the mission statement to the financial statement; from managing the board to marketing. Vintage. Kaiser, and an arts management guru, evaluating, concise guide for staff or board members of not-for-profit arts organizations who are responsible for developing, the former head of the Kennedy Center in Washington, has produced a clear, DC, or implementing plans.

Wesleyan University Press. Brandeis University Press. In fact, most arts organizations do periodically attempt some kind of planning exercise. In the absence of details about how ticket sales will be increased, it’s an empty promise. But a review of hundreds of such plans suggests that most contain merely a wish list, rather than concrete plans for the future: “We will increase ticket sales!” is a common “strategy” expressed in too many arts plans.

Strategic Planning in the Arts: A Practical Guide #ad - Both acquisition and allocation of resources are increasingly difficult for arts organizations as a result of emerging technologies, aging donors, reduced arts education, and the advent of new forms of entertainment. Planning today is more important than ever. Praise for michael kaiser: “A rich yet tidy cornucopia of solutions for the challenges facing the American arts scene.

Washington post University Press of New England.

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Leading Roles: 50 Questions Every Arts Board Should Ask

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Brandeis University Press #ad - Not-for-profit arts organizations struggled to survive the recent economic recession. Drawing on these and many other conversations, nationally and internationally, Kaiser’s book offers members of boards and staffs the information they need to create the healthy atmosphere necessary to thriving arts organizations.

University Press of New England. Vintage. Michael M. Brandeis University Press. Throughout, showing how anything less results in contentiousness that can immobilize an arts organization, he emphasizes the importance of transparency and clarity in the board’s dealings with its own members and those of the arts community of which it is a part, or even tear it apart.

Leading Roles: 50 Questions Every Arts Board Should Ask #ad - Board issues came up repeatedly as central to the success or failure of the organization. Kennedy center for the performing Arts, Kaiser recently completed a 50-state, 69-city Arts in Crisis tour. Kaiser addresses boards in crisis, international boards, and boards of arts organizations of color. Routledge. Propriometrics Press.

In this increasingly hardscrabble environment, creatively, it is absolutely imperative that the boards of these organizations function as energetically, and efficiently as possible. Today, in his capacity as president of the John F.

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Everybody Is a Body

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Dog Ear Publishing, LLC #ad - This gives rise to "dis-ease" in our physical, emotional and intellectual selves. In a world where technological advancement allows for instant global connections, we are becoming increasingly disembodied. A certified movement analyst cma and registered somatic movement Educator and Therapist RSME, RSMT, she has a private practice in movement education and specializes in repatterning the movement of individuals suffering from chronic pain or injury.

Brandeis University Press. Routledge. She is also a professor at George Mason University. The moving body is the foundation of human activity. We are all moving, all of the time. Karen A. This book promotes increased awareness of the power and potential of human movement. Our movement is the expression of ourselves in the world.

Everybody Is a Body #ad - This is a book for every body. Vintage. Cox is a teacher of Laban/Bartenieff Movement Studies, dance, kinesiology and somatics. A teacher of movement analysis, somatics and dance, her interest is in promoting awareness of human movement as a fundamental body of knowledge. Studd is master teacher for the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies, teaching internationally in training programs in movement analysis.

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