Show simple item record Ames, Margaret 2010-09-13T13:25:30Z 2010-09-13T13:25:30Z 2010-07-26
dc.identifier.citation Ames, Margaret, Work, The Cyrff Ystwyth Project: Practice as Research. Performed in the Parry Williams Building on June 10th and 11th. 2010-07-26 en
dc.description 1. What kind of dance performance might evolve through the agency of a disabled dance author? 2. In what ways might this work interrogate aesthetic principles of beauty in dance and the dancer’s body? 3. How does the disabled and untrained dancer see her/himself? 4. Can the large discrepancies in technical performance of choreography in this work, be perceived as contributions to a radical challenge to conventional notions of beauty and entertainment in performance? How might the inscription of disability in bodies reveal radical beauty and redefine new performance in rural Wales? How might the disabled artist communicate specific artistic visions and proceed through the creative process? How might asking these questions through practice, contribute to the process of a minority culture defining itself within Britain? en
dc.description.abstract This new piece is authored by Adrian Jones and Cyrff Ystwyth. Jones is a learning disabled person. ‘Work’ was a non-textual narrative based on Jones’ memories and his rural farming environment in Ceredigion. Rooted in sharp observation the physicality presents a highly specified expression by a learning disabled dance author that offers further development in our understanding of the issues at the heart of the research enquiry. The potential for such new performance to open previously uncharted artistic territory is developed and the project is a catalyst for audiences and performers to critique how we place ourselves in particular cultural fields through engagement with disabled and untrained performers, and in engagement with specific life-world experience, in this case rural and Welsh speaking culture. en
dc.description.abstract Dyfeisiwyd/Devised by – Adrian Jones. Cyfarwyddwr/ Director - Margaret Ames. Cynllun Goleuo/Lighting Design - Becky Mitchell. Ffilm – Margaret Ames and Dorian Jones. Cynhyrchydd/Production Staff TFTS. Cyhoeddusrwydd/Publicity - Nick Strong. Perfformwyr/Performers - Carwyn Daniel, Andrew Evans, Sam Evans, Heather Giles, Adrian Jones, Annabelle Lowe, Vriginia Lowe, Patricia Marks, Lucy Smith, Jo Strong, Edward Wadsworth.
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Aberystwyth University en
dc.title Work en
dc.type StillImage en
dc.type.publicationtype other en

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