Liz Aggiss and Billy Cowie, recognized jointly as Divas Dance Theatre, are popular for his or her hugely visible, interdisciplinary brand of dance functionality that comes with components of theatre, movie, opera, poetry and vaudevillian humour. Anarchic Dance, which include a ebook and DVD-Rom, is a visible and textual list in their boundary-shattering functionality work. The DVD-Rom features extracts from Aggiss and Cowie's paintings, together with the highly-acclaimed dance film Motion Control (premiered on BBC2 in 2002), rare video pictures of their punk-comic live performances because the Wild Wigglers and reconstructions of Aggiss's solo functionality in Grotesque Dancer.
These films are cross-referenced within the book, allowing readers to check functionality and observation as Aggiss and Cowie invite a large diversity of writers to ascertain their concert and dance monitor perform via research, concept, dialogue and personal response. greatly illustrated with black and white and color pictures Anarchic Dance, offers a entire research into Cowie and Aggiss’s collaborative partnership and demonstrates more than a few interesting ways by which dance functionality may be engaged critically.
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