Arts Education Department
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, British Columbia


Learning How to Listen to Dance – A Phenomenological Analysis of Inclusive Methodologies


In this article, I will analyze my experience as a dancer involved in the collaborative inclusive performance project Translation. This project is based on questions of accessibility, inclusion and the potential of the dancing body to move us. By building on Merleau-Ponty’s notion of incorporation, I will argue for the possibility of incorporating other people in our phenomenal field.

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