Dance’s Reading Glass
Dance’s Reading Glass. The Depiction of Women Onscreen in Stacia Napierkowska’s Choreographic Performances, in The Visible Woman. On-Screen Presences of Femininity. 1895-1920, edited by Àngel Quintana and Jordi Pons, pp. 109-119. Proceedings of the 12th International Seminar on the History and Origins of Cinema, Girona, Fundació Museu del Cinema-Collecció Tomàs Mallol-Ajuntament de Girona, 2020.
“Napierkowska was among the first who brought modern dance to screen, and her choreographic embodiments – without corset and pointe shoes – conveyed the unexpected iconography of the new woman, reflecting social changes in their evolution and contributing to those transformations at the same time.”Elisa Uffreduzzi