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dc.contributor.author Ames, Margaret
dc.date.accessioned 2012-06-26T11:13:58Z
dc.date.available 2012-06-26T11:13:58Z
dc.date.issued 2012-06-26
dc.identifier.citation Ames , M 2012 , ' Working with Dance Artist Adrian Jones ' Journal of Arts and Communities , pp. 41-54 . en
dc.identifier.other PURE: 185452
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/7860
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/7860
dc.description Ames, M. (2010). Working with Dance Artist Adrian Jones. Journal of Arts and Communities, 2(1), 41-54. en
dc.description.abstract This article describes and discusses performance work devised by a learning disabled person. The generative process and the relationship between the author and the artist are examined. Central to the argument presented is the potential of this work to manifest a challenge to, and an alternative reading of, notions of beauty in live performance, that is predicated upon the materiality of disability rather than any compensation for the disabled performer or dance author. The article foregrounds a specific, embodied and coherent practice that is revealed as a radical turn in the representation of a doubly marginalized cultural context, that of disability and that of rural Wales. Such conceptualization and manifestation of an ¿alternative beauty¿ is seen as opening a new aesthetic address that does not owe its provenance to the discourse of art in the community or to the arts therapies, and is instead indicative of an imperative to consider ways of perceiving performance outside of current ideological perspectives. en
dc.format.extent 14 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Arts and Communities en
dc.title Working with Dance Artist Adrian Jones en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Article (Journal) en
dc.contributor.institution Department of Theatre, Film & Television Studies en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en


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