Browsing by Author "Barbour, Karen"

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  • Backyard activisms: Site dance, permaculture and sustainability

    Barbour, Karen (Intellect, 2019)
    Site dance performance offers creative opportunities for social and environmental activism. Conversely, social and environmental activism is becoming increasingly performative in seeking to evocatively engage a wide range ...
  • Creative research in the arts: introduction to the special section.

    Barbour, Karen (Faculty of Education, University of Waikato, 2007)
    Then article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on the role of teachers and artists in research in arts and education and on the potential of the artist to contribute to the generation of ...
  • Dancer-researchers interpreting themselves: Moving towards an anthropology of contemporary “art" dance

    Barbour, Karen (2006)
    It was in 1984 with a single reading of Kealiinohomoku's seminal text on ballet's ethnicity (1969/70) that I was drawn irresistibly into the field of dance anthropology. This new "cultural framework" for my practice as a ...
  • Dancing Urbanisms [Editorial]

    Hunter, Victoria; Kloetzel, Melanie; Barbour, Karen (Intellect, 2019)
    The theme of this special edition on ‘Dancing Urbanisms’ seems timely in an era in which over 50 per cent of the world’s populations now live in cities and urban environments (Chen et al. 2018: 4). Increasingly, people ...
  • Dark clouds on the horizon

    Barbour, Karen (2016)
    In the face of our current political and economic environment, particularly in the context of education, community and arts, dark clouds on our horizon have fast become storms. Storms raining down on us in the South Pacific ...

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