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The Characteristics of Korean Movement Communication Evident in Traditional Korean Dance

  • The Korean Journal of Dance Studies
  • Abbr : KRSDS
  • 2006, 18(18), pp.1-28
  • Publisher : The Korean Society for Dance Studies
  • Research Area : Arts and Kinesiology > Dance
  • Received : June 30, 2006
  • Accepted : July 20, 2006

MalborgKim 1

1이화여자대학교

Candidate

ABSTRACT

The Characteristics of Korean Movement Communication Evident in Traditional Korean DanceMal Borg Kim, Ph. D.Professor of DanceEwha Womans UniversityThis paper aims to study the characteristics of Korean movement communication found in traditional korean dance. It also forms a part of the program to study the communication phenomena in the everyday life of korean society. For this purpose, the korean thought of communication is examined in comparison with the western ideas of communication. Also the structure and the methodological characteristics of korean nonverbal communication is surveyed in contrast with the western style. And traditional korean dance is looked into to find out that the characteristics of korean culture and the confucian ideolology of communication is reflected in the motions and the movement communication of traditional korean dance.The symbolic characteristics of basic movement manner in traditional korean dance is explained as ?guyong (nine attitudes)? which was the ideal movement manners for the confucian scholar in the chosun era. And it is proved that the communication of korean dance is reciprocal in nature. In traditional korean society, dance functions as the center where the audience and the dancer meets at the intersection and find the consensus of mind through dance.In 1960s, korean people discovered ?technology, idea and desire? as the medium to seek the materialistic value. These three concepts also come in the spotlight of dance stage as the central values. The ?new dance? of the 1960s take a serious view of creativity, expression and technique and worked on the context of western thought of communication. The trend of new dance of 1960s was the pursuit of objectivity and clarity of message which is the basic principle of western communication thought.

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