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Dance & Dance Film 

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The resonance of body and imagery in dance film experimentation

Po-Wei Wang
Xiang Jun Fan
Saturday 19 February 2022
18:45 GMT+2
Room B
  • Seminar
Taiwan

| Synopsis

The relationship between the body and the image is first and foremost the relationship between the body and the camera. In the discussion of dance video, Po-Wei Wang, a long-time researcher on image and body, will start from the distance between the lens and the body, and consider the further relationships of the image to the body and its narrative style by distinguishing several different distances.
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| Credits

lecture by Po-Wei Wang, moderated by Xiang-Jun Fan

Po-Wei Wang

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| Biography

Po-Wei Wang is the artistic director of the Digital Art Foundation, Taiwan. His research interests include media theory, history of contemporary art, sociology of culture and art, and art/science/technology (AST). Po-Wei Wang translated Niklas Luhmann´s Liebe als Passion: Zur Codierung von Intimität to Chinese together with Chin-Hui Chang.

| Biography

Po-Wei Wang is the artistic director of the Digital Art Foundation, Taiwan. His research interests include media theory, history of contemporary art, sociology of culture and art, and art/science/technology (AST). Po-Wei Wang translated Niklas Luhmann´s Liebe als Passion: Zur Codierung von Intimität to Chinese together with Chin-Hui Chang.

Xiang Jun Fan

| Biography

Xiang holds a Ph.D. in dance research from the Taipei University of the Arts. She is currently working as a post-doctorate researcher on the development of contemporary dance and the construction of dance aesthetic in Taiwan from the perspective of dance history, aesthetics, and body practice. Beyond her research, Xiang works as an educator, dance dramaturg for companies like Anarchy Dance Theater, and as resident critic for several festivals, magazines, and platforms such as the 17th Taishin Arts Award.

| Biography

Xiang holds a Ph.D. in dance research from the Taipei University of the Arts. She is currently working as a post-doctorate researcher on the development of contemporary dance and the construction of dance aesthetic in Taiwan from the perspective of dance history, aesthetics, and body practice. Beyond her research, Xiang works as an educator, dance dramaturg for companies like Anarchy Dance Theater, and as resident critic for several festivals, magazines, and platforms such as the 17th Taishin Arts Award.