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Nanasipauʻu Tukuʻaho


Introduction: Engaging the Visual in Dance and Music
Brian Diettrich and Kendra Stepputat

Part I: Gaining Insights through Dance Visualizations

Chapter 1. Kinetic Songscapes: Intersensorial Listening to Hula Kuʻi Songs
Kati Szego

Chapter 2. Using Motion Capture to Access Culturally Embedded and Embodied Movement Knowledge: A Case Study in Tango Argentino
Kendra Stepputat

Chapter 3. Transcription and Description: Tasks for Dance Research
Egil Bakka

Chapter 4. Moving into Someone Else’s Research Project: Issues in Collaborative Research
Judy Van Zile

Part II: Reconsidering Movement Structures

Chapter 5. The Dancer's Voice: The Dancing Body as Sound Made Visible
Jane Freeman Moulin

Chapter 6. From Tonga to Malaysia: Utlilising Adrienne Kaeppler’s Analysis of Dance Structure to Understand Igal of the Sama-Bajau in East Malaysia
Mohd Anis Md Nor

Chapter 7. Courting as Structured Movement in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea
Don Niles

Part III: Music and Dance as Agency in Power Struggles

Chapter 8. Disturbing Bodies: Danced Resistance and Imperial Corporeality in Colonial Micronesia
Brian Diettrich

Chapter 9. Greek Politicians' Dancing: Theatrical Representations of Political Power
Irene Loutzaki

Chapter 10. Lalåi: Somatic Decolonisation and Worldview-Making through Chant on the Pacific Island of Guåhan
Ojeya Cruz Banks

Part IV: Significance of the Tangible

Chapter 11. Intangible Dancing as Tangible Museum Exhibits
Elsie Ivancich Dunin

Chapter 12. Creativity and Ceremony in the Repatriation of King Ng:tja’
Kirsty Gillespie

Chapter 13. The Weave Within: Being, Seeing and Sensing in Barasili – Solomon Islands
Irene Karongo Hundleby

Part V: Perspectives from Adrienne L. Kaeppler

Interview with Adrienne L. Kaeppler: A Conversation with the Kupuna
Ricardo D. Trimillos and Adrienne L. Kaeppler

Publications by Adrienne L. Kaeppler
Jess Marinaccio (compiler)


Perspectives in Motion

Engaging the Visual in Dance and Music

Edited by Kendra Stepputat and Brian Diettrich
Foreword by Nanasipauʻu Tukuʻaho

340 pages, 38 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80073-002-1 Hb Published (March 2021)

eISBN 978-1-80539-560-7 eBook