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Dance Technology: Bibliography

This is a bibliography-in-progress collecting references on Dance, Performance, Digital Art and Interactive Technologies. Efforts are being made to expand the international and transcultural scope of the bibliography. While dealing with dance and technology, it does not cover issues of computer dance notation.


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