[ExI] Train Station Dance

Natasha Vita-More natasha at natasha.cc
Sun May 3 12:24:37 UTC 2009

I prefer the simple sound track for the preformance. That is the beauty of
it. Philippe Glass is not right for this piece, especially a number where
people can learn the steps quickly.   

There was never any doubt that it was a planned sequence, in part.  I loved
that aspect of it.  I also love the way the bystanders joined in.  
Just enjoy it.

Nlogo1.tif Natasha Vita-More

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2009/5/3 Damien Broderick <thespike at satx.rr.com>:
> At 11:15 AM 5/3/2009 +0930, Emlyn wrote:
>> That's awesome.
> The crowd kinetics is awesome, the emergent choreography; pity the 
> music is such kitsch. I'd love to watch it set to something less 
> treacly. Philip Glass, maybe, or alternatively a rock band with some grit.
> Damien Broderick

It's not emergent, it's faux emergent faux flash mob


"In a promotional stunt for a Belgian television program, more than 200
dancers performed a version of "Do Re Mi" - Flash Mob- style - in the
Central Station of Antwerp. They were able to pull it off with just 2


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