Rami Be’er, House Choreographer and Artistic Director of Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company (KCDC), has crafted a movement aesthetic that draws on both European modern dance idioms and contemporary American influences. Unapologetically Israeli, his movement is fiercely unbridled, with a spirit of experimentation and a commitment to forging community, while maintaining subtle and not so subtle political and social messages in his choreography.
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IS ALL CHOREOGRAPHY ART?
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- Yoav K. - No, I do not believe that all choreography is art. Some choreography is created for the mere purpose of learning and studying the art of making dances. Although it might motivate, inspire or eventually become art, it not always begins as art.
- Kimmie D. - To me art requires both aesthetic value and emotional meaning. If either is lacking it can stretch the definition to a breaking point. Fully realized art takes cultivation over time; so skills/steps without context is just an exercise of components.
- Annabelle L. - Yes, in my opinion wherever craftsmanship is involved, it is art. The venue or type of audiences don't diminish the fact that a piece of dance was created.
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