Introducing the Dancehouse Diary
Thinking bodies, moving minds
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THE DANCEHOUSE DIARY is a unique and accessible dance-focused publication aimed to provoke thinking from a multiplicity of perspectives about dance, art and its place in Australian society. Each issue is thematically structured and draws together artists, practitioners, thinkers and writers. The DIARY is driven by the view that the moving body has the capacity to generate new thoughts, new sensations, new ways of thinking about the mind, the body and the existential dimensions of dance in the broader social context.
The DIARY is deeply rooted in Joseph Beuys' reflection on the artist's power to be a social sculptor though movement, action and thought, thus inspiring us to live more creatively. It aims not only to cultivate a taste for dance, but to provoke cross-disciplinary thought and to articulate a most necessary connection of our bodies with our minds, of how we move and exist in the world and for the world.
And so, now that we have worlds at our fingertips, scores of friends in our computers but such cramped spaces in our hearts, this Diary is that of those people who can sculpt our inner architectures, and maintain our body and mind alert, mobile, alive…