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Re: : positive/negative space

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Clair/Lily Kerns (CWKerns)
Mon, 21 Apr 1997 11:19:41 -0500


Our small Iowa town had an Arts Council team one time. I got to see just
the beginning of the dance team's workshop. One of the things they started
out with was having two kids join hands and "create a shape" with their
bodies. Then one at a time other kids inserted their "body shapes" into
the negative shapes (empty spaces) that were left. They had a great time
creating a very complicated group shape.

Lily

>
> > I am a visual artist who also has a dance company. In describing our
work
> > in K-12 lecture/dem. situtions regarding composition/choreography, I
> > have a difficult time explaining positive and negative space. I would
> > love to hear your defition of it.
> >
> >
> > Andrew Long
> > Johnson/Long Dance Co.
> > Austin, Texas


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