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The Body in Movement: Degas, Dance, and Photography

A symposium considering Degas’ engagement with the figure in movement and parallel advances in photography and early film.

This symposium considers Degas’ progressive engagement with the figure in movement, set against parallel advances in photography and early film. Fin-de-siècle France, nineteenth-century Parisian dance photography, and Etienne-Jules Marey are just some of the topics to be discussed. Participants include Marta Braun, Professor Richard Thomson, Mathias Auclair, Sandra Noll Hammond, Ursula Hageli, and Malcolm Daniel. Supported by Ricki Gail Conway.


Marta Braun | talks
Professor Richard Thomson | talks
Mathias Auclair | talks
Sandra Noll Hammond | talks
Ursula Hageli | talks
Malcolm Daniel | talks


Date and Time:

18 September 2011 at 10:00 am


Full Day



Geological Society
Burlington House

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Organised by:

Royal Academy of Arts
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Event plus 'Degas and the Ballet: Picturing Movement' exhibition entry £50 / £25 reductions (student

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