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    Contemporary Dance

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    ballet training, and consistent in attending ballet classes for at least four and half hours a week. This is the stage when dancers use a special shoe to be able to stand on their toes. Even though watching a ballerina dance on their toes may look divine, this is very painful for them. Some of the most common injuries caused by going on pointe are blisters, ingrowned and dead toenails, or even broken ankles. Nevertheless, even if the pains that dancers feel while performing on stage are really strong, they have to keep on going and to make it appear as if their toes are not bleeding. Dancers get injured every day,…

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    table trying to explain why I was talking a dance class spring semester while my family laughed at me. Honestly, I was laughing too. I was never graceful, smooth, or anything in the middle. I was just a little goon trying to get through life without tripping over too many things. Despite my family’s laughter and my own reservation, I chose to enroll in dance anyway. I believed what Doris Aman, my carillon instructor, told me about the connection between dance and dyslexia was true; she told me I…

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    The art of contemporary dance was born around the 1980’s and this art referred to the movement of new dancers who did not want to follow strict classical ballet and lyrical dance forms, but instead wanted to explore the concept of revolutionary unconventional movements that were gathered from all dance styles of the world. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements. Contemporary dances therefore do not use fixed or established movement patterns but…

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    Is Art A Fluidity?

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    their profession. I will gladly fake as many smiles as it takes for people to realize that my art is not just for me. I do not dance for money, or to support a family, or even solely because its what I want to do. I dance to inspire others, I dance to express my individuality, and I dance to connect. Art is a connection as much as it is an expression. As an artist I will use my personal creativity to connect with other induvials. Through dance I will bridge gaps in culture, religion, and…

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    issues involved in the religion services and why the service does not or need to change its ' style of formality. The worship of many congregations has distinct worshiping methods. Some worship leaders modify the style of music to draw people to the church. Some of the individuals in the church resist change because they wanted service to remain the same. Some traditional churches see contemporary music as entertainment and not glorifying God, but causing the congregations…

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    (Erpentine Galleries). Yiadom-Boakye’s provocative approach of story-telling makes her a rising art star in the contemporary art field. At the same time, as the curator of Yiadom-Boakye’s very first solo exhibition, Naomi Beckwith showed her remarkable ability to spot new rising artist. As Lawrence Alloway writes in the article “The Great Curatorial Dim-Out,” some of the pressures a curator would encounter are “taste expectations emanating from the trustees and director” (224), and “taste…

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    people. Postmodernism help started the feminist art movement giving women freedom of expression through art and those who were not able to express themselves in the past. Postmodernism began creating new media genres such as deconstructuralism, Eco-art, mimicry etc to create a statement through humor (Zurbrugg, 1993). I’ve definitely been inspired by contemporary historical works. It has affected me positively by making me consider current events and try working with a whole range of mixed…

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    New Museum Research Paper

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    Curated by Massimiliano Gioni, Pixel Forest occupies three floors of the New Museum of Contemporary Art. It includes work throughout Rist’s entire career, from her earliest videos of the 1980s, which explore the representation of the female body in popular culture, to her more recent extensive video installations, which transform the space into dream-like environments enhanced by mystical music. The exhibition is eccentric and unconventional; visitors of the New Museum are quickly attracted to…

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    Specifically, this paper will address the I.M. Pei additions through Foster & Partners of the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art mainly from its conception in 1981 to its opening in 2011. It is beyond the scope of this paper to explore changes in the Linde Family Wing after its opening in 2011. This paper will cover how the museum was able to expand in order to create this new wing and why the new wing was important for the museum's growing contemporary collection. I will also discuss I.M.…

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    James Partrick is a DJ, curator, author, and educator. He curates and develops electronic music and art festivals and events. He has also won many awards including the American Composer Forum- MECA award. He also develops music production, composition, and sound design curricula for Dubspot in New York City and the Institute of Production and Recording in Minneapolis. He is also the owner of the Slam Academy that students take the electronic music training. James Patrick started the article…

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