Contact Quarterly/Volume 42 #1

Publisher: Contact Editions (2017)
Paperback: 76 pages
Language: English
ISBN10: 744-709-531-2

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3 Editor Note – Suspension of Belief, by Nancy Stark Smith

4 Letters to CQ

5 Why I Choreograph, by Victoria Marks

8 Shelf Life – publications received

9 E|MERGING:a letter instigating change at Earthdance, by Sarah Young, Raul Roge, and Janna Meiring

12 Transitions:Fred Holland by Ishmael Houston-Jones & Céline Bacqué by Sejin Yang and Bongho Kim

14 Rosemary Butcher (1947–2016), What is Dance? by Rosemary Butcher, plus tributes from Jonathan Burrows and Ramsay Burt

18 In Unison, Writings from the catalog for The School for the Movement of the Technicolor People

written collectively by dance company WXPT, including artistic director taisha paggett and visual art collaborators Ashley Hunt and Kim Zumpfe

22 A Wave, A Particle, A Wave, Talking with Barbara Dilley about inner aspects of practicing movement improvisation with Nancy Stark Smith for CQ

28 Conjuring the Spirit with Merián Soto and Pedro Alejandro

28 Todos Mis Muertos (All My Dead Ones) (1996), by Merián Soto

29 OUT-FIT: Merián Soto’s decadent defiance in Todos Mis Muertos, by Pedro Alejandro

33 “You Dance Good for a White Girl! », Musings on race, (de)colonization, and belonging from a light-skinned Latina, by Marina Magalhães

36 Clitoral Embodiment, A somatic practice and a non-binary approach to experiencing the genitalia

by Nicole Bindler

39 Still Moving—Contact Improvisation shoptalk & dialogue, Queering Contact Improvisation. Addressing gender in CI practice and community, by Kristin Horrigan

44 Essentials—Basic CI Principles & Practices

Leading & Following: Focusing on the communication in and under the skin, by Joerg Hassmann

45 CI Newsletter—Contact Improvisation news & views

70 Dance Map Directory—contemporary dance & improvisation resources worldwide

76 Her Fishtrap, A poetic reflection on Paloma McGregor’s Building a Better Fishtrap at Brooklyn Arts Exchange, by Ni’Ja Whitson