Book Chapter

Spacing Events: charting choreo-spatial dramaturgies

CM Brown

Artistic Approaches to Cultural Mapping: Activating imaginaries and means of knowing | Routledge | Published : 2019


Although Western European forms of mapping are undoubtedly a form of representation – claiming authority and asserting power over people and places – when approached creatively, mapping can be a way of countering the dominant by recovering and re-inscribing hidden histories, stories, movements and narratives of place that may have been overlooked, erased or forgotten. As an artist working in the contemporary field of inter-disciplinary performance, choreo-spatial maps have emerged as a method for suturing the physical, topographical terrain of a space, to the embodied experience of place through multiple layers of meaning; cultural, social, relational and mythical. In this writing, I propo..

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