Category: Philosophy

Adjudicating

Evolution versus Design

Humans, like all living creatures, are the result of evolution, not of design. If we were, we would probably look totally different. Still not many

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Artistry

Authenticity versus Commercialism

Abstract In the previous article, “Authenticity versus Commercialism,” I took the initiation to portray in words an existing issue of today’s competitive dancing. Part 1

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What is art?

In today’s world, with all the media present, the word art is being manipulated and abused. We all know this, but still, the question remains – what is art, really?

The word art, as a translation from Latin, in the beginning meant purely the skill, the craft of being able to produce or perform a “piece”.

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Homogenization: the Catalyst for Artistic Stagnation By Frank Regan

This is one of the negative aspects of human nature that “quelle surprise” has invaded the dance community.  Needless to say, it is all too obvious in the competitive dance world where all the dancers start to look the same and the fundamental character is lost as a result of an immature intention to get noticed.

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