Excerpt from The Sentient Archive: Artist Sarah Crowner on Painting and Dancing


Sarah Crowner, Ballet Plastique, 2011, oil and acrylic on raw canvas and linen, dimensions variable. Installation view image courtesy Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels.

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Edited by Bill Bissell, director of Performance at The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, and Linda Caruso Haviland, professor and founder/director of the dance program at Bryn Mawr College, The Sentient Archive features 28 essays by contributors including Tomie Hahn, Patricia Hoffbauer, Jenn Joy, Ralph Lemon, André Lepecki, Bebe Miller, Juhani Pallasmaa, Marcia B. Siegel, and other notable artists and scholars who consider how and why the moving body generates and stores information for recall, retrieval, or reenactment.


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