Yu. A. KONDRATENKO, M. V. LOGINOVA (Saransk, Russia). Neotraditionalism in the modern art of Mordovia: search for a new dancing form

Neotraditionalism in the modern art of Mordovia: search for a new dancing form

Kondratenko Yury A.,
Doctor of Arts, Head of the Department of Performing Arts, Ogarev Mordovia State University (Saransk, Russia), yurkondr@gmail.com

Loginova Marina V.,
Doctor of Philosophy, Professor, Department of Cultural Studies and Ethnic Culture, Ogarev Mordovia State University (Saransk, Russia), marina919@mail.ru

The article deals with the topical issue of returning to basics in modern neo-traditional art of Mordovia. Special focus is paid to the process of form- and content-making in folk-dancing.

Keywords: form and content in art; dance language; expressive dance; folk-style dancing; form-making; content-making.


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