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The Body in Performance

The Body in Performance

The work of the Body in Performance within the Lincoln School of Fine & Performing Arts explores interactions between body, space, technology and identity. Researchers have particular interests in the ways in which new technologies can be incorporated into choreography and dance, in the expression of sexuality and the body, and in the way that movement can benefit diverse communities. The group is interested in exploring interdisciplinary methodologies including practice as research.

Gnarl Fest

Gnarl Fest is a Festival of Live Art and Choreography, celebrating the precarious interrelatedness between Live Art and Choreography, and promoting radical and provocative work ranging from burlesque and trash to transgressive and guerrilla acts. 

Selected Performances

Hunt, R. Justin (2013) Hold Me: A Performance Lecture on Queerness, ICY GAYS, London: ICA.

Kountouriotis, Pavlos (2008) 'Regarding the pain of others: a performance lecture'. 

Selected Publications

Hunt, R. Justin (2011) Trashy records: what remains? Dance Theatre Journal, 24 (3). pp. 48-53.

Hunt, R. Justin (2014) Scent, siblings and filiality: queering 'Twilight'. In: Clayton, W. & Harman, S. (Eds.) Screening Twilight: critical approaches to a cinematic phenomenon. IB Tauris, London.

Kountouriotis, Pavlos (2012) 'Notes on the necessity of the explicit body in performance', in Performance Festival, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki.

Kountouriotis, Pavlos (2009) 'Nudity, nakedness, otherness and a still difficult spectator', in Movement Research: Performance Journal, 34.

Nair, Sreenath and Madhavan, Arya (2013) 'The kinetic body: foot, memory and dispositions of the body in performance', in Nine ways of seeing a body. Devon: Triarchy Press.