Mobile social choreographies: Choreographic insight as a basis for artistic research into mobile technologies

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Kozel, Susan. 2010. Mobile social choreographies: Choreographic insight as a basis for artistic research into mobile technologies. International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media 6:2, pp. 137–148, doi: 10.1386/padm.6.2.137_1

ABSTRACT – Creative use of networked wireless communications devices (such as mobile phones) contributes to a vibrant strand of media art called locative media, and has captured the imaginations of geographers, media artists, architects, engineers and philosophers. Now it is time for dancers and choreographers to contribute to the critical and creative activity around corporeality, expression and mobile technologies in social contexts. This article proposes an emergent area of research in combining dance and mobile technologies called social choreographies, and considers artistic research methodologies relevant to this newly framed domain that are rooted in improvisatory studio practices and drawing a choreographic sensibility into urban environments.

This is a pre-print version, published with the author’s consent in the interest of open dissemination, but somewhat different from the final, archival version of the article. Do not cite this version without permission from the author; the archival version is published as: Kozel, S. (2010). Mobile social choreographies: Choreographic insight as a basis for artistic research into mobile technologies. International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media 6:2, pp. 137–148. DOI:10.1386/padm.6.2.137_1

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