Unit 5 Post 1 Louis Onoratini

Schneider:

Disappearance of a performance has always been seen as necessary because it was not a western tradition to pass things on through performance. 

Has there been a push to archive certain performances? If so, who is in charge of picking and choosing which performances matter the most? 

Pages 102 to 104 were particularly interesting and led me these ! and ?

Birns: 

A lot of research goes into dancing. It is never simply a movement for the sake of movement, it always means more and is often thoroughly researched.  

Can dance be archived through written testimonies of their choreographers? If that is seen as not enough, are videos a better alternative? 

Pages 19 to 21 were fascinating and made me think of these ! and ?

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