Int. J. of Arts and Technology   »   2010 Vol.3, No.2/3

 

 

Title: Looking for the linguistic knowledge behind the curtains of contemporary dance: the case of Rui Horta's creative process

 

Author: Carla Montez Fernandes, Rute Costa

 

Addresses:
Centro de Linguística da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (CLUNL), Linguistics Centre of the New University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.
Centro de Linguística da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (CLUNL), Linguistics Centre of the New University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

 

Abstract: This paper is composed of two main parts: the first one consisting of theoretical reflections both on the implicit knowledge we believe is contained in the making-of processes of contemporary dance performances and on the relations between concepts and their corresponding terms; the second one describing a practice-oriented case study, based on original video recordings of the creation and rehearsal process of a dance piece (SetUp) by contemporary choreographer Rui Horta. The case study is framed by the presently running research project A Transmedia Knowledge Base for contemporary dance (TKB), which is also briefly presented.

 

Keywords: knowledge bases; multimodal corpora; cognition; linguistic knowledge; Rui Horta; creativity; contemporary dance.

 

DOI: 10.1504/IJART.2010.032566

 

Int. J. of Arts and Technology, 2010 Vol.3, No.2/3, pp.235 - 250

 

Available online: 07 Apr 2010

 

 

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