Jiri Kylian Stamping Ground Analysis

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Stamping ground, An aboriginal inspired piece choreographed by Jiri Kylian. Stamping Ground; A contemporary dance choreographed in 1983 by Jiri Kylian, was a piece of movement that was inspired by traditional dances of the Australian Aboriginal people. Throughout his choreography his style has been greatly energetic and contemporary. The visual motions in Stamping Ground are physically powerful and show claim to creature references. (Snake, monkey/gorilla, spider/insect, emu, etc.) Throughout the piece a common motif consumes which work in symbolizing the natural boundaries of the animal and original people, portrayed in Kylain’s composition. In the performance there are 6 dancers which each represent a different animal creature. They

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