Humble and compassionate, American choreographer Camille A. Brown has captured the hearts of millions with her raw and brazen storytelling. From Broadway productions to social advocacy through thought provoking pieces and outreach programs, her commitment to honor the history behind these stories is unwavering. ICONS spoke with Camille about her newest piece ink and her inspiration throughout her career.
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IS ALL CHOREOGRAPHY ART?
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- Kelly W. - yes- but the criteria for whether it is "good" art or valuable art is subjective. It is culturally specific and also depends on the evaluators criterion. for example I adjudicated a composition exam in Asia and they did not sue western criteria
- Truly B. - It depends on how you are choosing to define "Art". I do not believe that all works presented as choreography should be considered "Dance Art", some are "Performance Art"; while dance is movement, not all movement is dance.
- Stacy P. - Yes! Art, n. artisan, articulate/ratio, from Latin "artus"joint, to join or to fit together, 1. human ability to make things: as distinguished from the world of nature, 2. making or doing of things that that display form, perception, hopefully love
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