ISSN: 17571871
First published in 2009
2 issues per volume
Volume 8 Issue 1
Cover Date: June 2016
Technology as collaborator in somatic photographic practice
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Authors:  Anne Scott Wilson 
DOI: 10.1386/jdsp.8.1.11_1

Keywords
somatic,light,photography,performative,dance,visual art

Abstract
This visual essay will address several areas of research. First, it will propose that a dance experience can translate into another discipline such as visual art. In my visual art practice I combine both photography, which is traditionally seen as a still medium, and performance in order to create a new form of embodiment. By acknowledging the interrelationship between the body and the camera my project seeks to challenge a perceived separation between the disciplines. The following images were conceived through a performative somatic process, which I define in the course of this article. Through using a custom made camera I was able to negotiate time and space to create visual drawings that talk to both choreography and fine art practice.
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