by Anna Mouat
Dancing Images investigates the theoretical issues and practical concerns regarding the use of historic works of art as illustration in dance history. The first section draws content from the diverse fields of visual communication, visual culture, history and theory of illustration, dance iconography, emotional intelligence, visual intelligence, perception theory, visual learning, and visual instruction. The second section provides a collection of 171 images that illustrate the history of Western theatrical and social dance forms, 1581 to 1900, providing art-historical attribution and relevant dance historical information for each image in the collection.
By Bruce Barber, Marc James Léger (ed.)
Littoral Art and Communicative Action traces the development of Bruce Barber’s work from the mid-1990s to the present. Through essays, artist’s statements, interviews and with a concluding “squat” intervention by Gregory Sholette, the book presents a theoretically sophisticated version of community art that focuses on the practices of gift giving and communicative action as means to foster progressive social and cultural transformation.
by Dawn Bennett
An essential resource for helping musicians realize their dreams of success, Life in the Real World is the only music career guide offering a truly international perspective. With the linking theme of exploring one’s professional identity, the book explores crucial issues for global musicians and provides 35 creative learning prompts for educators, coaches, and readers worldwide for use with both individuals and groups.