Radiant, Ashen, Burning, Blistered, Flushed: A Century of Naked Performance

Lucy M. May, Monkey paw, 2009.

I researched incidences of nudity in certain veins of avant-garde dance from Greek times to now for my feature article Radiant, Ashen, Burning, Blistered, Flushed: A Century of Naked Performance. It interested me to better understand how currents of prudishness and openness towards the body have wavered over time.

Feature article published in May/June 2014 in The Dance Current: Volume 17, Issue 3
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