A whirlwind year of dance

By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  December 20, 2011

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Brevity, surprise, and a carefully crafted appreciation of nature distinguished the video-dance work Body of Water by DAWN KRAMER at MassArt's Pozen Center in June. Her videos were shot in mossy Japanese temple gardens, on Maine cliffs, and in other landscapes of rocks and water. We gaze like tourists at a beautiful scene, but then we notice a shadow moving under the trees or a shape that's too smooth. A figure clings to the rocks, vanishes, emerges in another place. If you took a snapshot, you'd miss these discoveries.

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