Monday, May 15, 2017

Jean Kirsten - New Works

Submitted by Charlotte Wile - May 16, 2017

Jean Kirsten has sent us the wonderful images below of his recent Laban inspired work.
       For larger images, Go Here

For other postings about Jean's work, see:
      Photos of Jean Kirsten's Installation "Rubber Twist with Rudolf"
      Artworks by Jean Kirsten
      Photos of Jean Kirsten's Exhibition "To Laban"

Ärztehaus Markkleeberg 2016.jpg:
The 5 Plantonic solids in front of a public building (physician house) in Leipzig-Markkleeberg.

My design inside [Arztehaus Markkleeberg]: The wallpaper with notation symbols.

Some ceramic works inspired by notation symbols. I did this during a workshop in October last year.


Platonic Sculpture, tetrahedron, octahedron, dodecahedron and icosahedron inside the cube. This was shown in an exhibition during the museums night in Chemnitz/Saxony last year.

notation chair.jpg:  A normal Chair (IKEA) painted with notation symbols in 2017.

Trinity London 2016.jpg:
Last year the (75th) Laban Guild AGM and conference took place in the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance In London. I showed there this installation with Laban models and Plato solids.

For Sophie (Taeuber, Hans (Arp) and Rudolf (Laban).jpg:
Three works that I exhibited at Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich/Switzerland during a conference with the name Monte Dada, 100 years after the birth of Dada. I give them the name "For Sophie (Taeuber, Hans (Arp) and Rudolf (Laban).“

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

American Bandstand Dances in Labanotation

Submitted by Mei-Chen Lu and Charlotte Wile - May 3, 2017
Facsimile prepared by Darcy Riley

The American Bandstand was a popular TV music-performance show that aired from 1952 to 1989.

This posting offers a facsimile of American Bandstand Dances in Labanotation, by Nadia Chilkovsy (1959).

  • How to Read Dance Steps
  • Jitterbug
  • Fox Trot
  • Conga
  • Cha-Cha
  • Stroll
  • Bunny Hop
  • Facts About the American Bandstand
  • Dances and the Author