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How to Land: Finding Ground in an Unstable World

Ann Cooper Albright


How to Land: Finding Ground in an Unstable World is based on a conviction that there is a deep interconnectedness between how we think about the world and how we move through it. This book is situated at the intersection of somatics and politics—the place where bodily perception meets social engagement. Over the course of the first two decades of the twenty-first century, Americans have experienced an unprecedented number of national tragedies, political crises, economic downturns, and natural catastrophes. From the sudden and horrific collapse of the World Trade Center towers to the economic ... More

Keywords: Contact Improvisation, movement, falling, somatic, embodiment, physical mindfulness

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190873677
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190873677.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ann Cooper Albright, author
Professor of Dance, Oberlin College

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