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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- 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.
- Elizabeth G. - Well, there is an intention to plan movement, but if that is all artful expression I am not sure...
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