The Main Event: Nomadic Stuctures

6:00 pm

February 1, 2019

Ronny Quevedo, The Main Event (nomadic structures), 2016, Screenprint and embossment on paper. Courtesy of the artist.
Laban introduced the term effort in the context of modern dance theory as a mental impulse where movement originates. He designated four factors of motion— space, weight, time and flow— that embody effort. The combination of these factors generates the dynamic of movement. Laban also defined basic actions relating to effort: to press, to flick, to wring, to dab, to slash, to glide, to punch, and to float.