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Author: Siobhan Cooney

The Talking, Thinking, Dancing Body is back in person this month in an outdoor, picnic format! Over the past 16 months, the pandemic has impacted live performance in so many ways, and inspired artists, presenters and producers to rethink presentation formats. DSW Associate Artist Linnea Swan’s dance film installation (running June 24 -27 at the studio/theatre at cSPACE King Edward) is...

Projecting images of the female body through multiple layers of tulle, a fabric traditionally associated with the wedding gown and a dancer's tutu, choreographer/filmmaker Linnea Swan's Made Up examines the hyperbolic feminine to question the binary construct of the male/female gaze. Working significantly with tight framing and close-ups, Swan draws the viewer to follow her own gaze, one which is complicated by...