Tag Archive | choreography

Hallyu Harmony Update: Super Junior, It’s You Dance Version

The choreography for “It’s You” demonstrates several strategies that showcase the dance moves of the 11 members of Super Junior featured in this video.  The video uses the large number of members, repeatedly breaking them up into smaller groups to perform choreography and punctuating the overall choreography with synchronized dancing and individualized performances. . . . […]

Hallyu Harmony Update: APeace

Hallyu Harmony: A Cultural History of Kpop is a digital humanities project that traces connections among the artists and groups across genres, generations and geographies through visuals, music and choreography.  The first exhibit, Seo Taiji: President of Culture, explores the reasons why Seo Taiji is considered the pioneer of contemporary K-pop.  The current exhibit under construction, Move the […]

iFans Update: Girls’ Generation (SNSD) Into the New World Remix Cover Dances

The iFans project rolls on with more cover dance!  The second section of the exhibit, Dance Like Everybody’s Watching: K-pop Cover Dances, features Girls’ Generation‘s “Into the New World Remix.”  Click HERE to view K-pop fans from around the world performing one of the most complicated dance routines by a girl group. Image: 1

iFans Update: EXO Growl Cover Dances

In addition to the case studies, the iFans project documents other mode of fan activity. The first section of the new exhibit, Dance Like Everyone’s Watching: K-pop Cover Dance, is up! Click HERE to view K-pop fans performing some of the most difficult K-pop dance routines. Image: 1

Noona, Unnie, Oppa, Hyung: Research Shows Adults Like K-pop For The Music

Noona, Unnie, Oppa, Hyung: Research Shows Adults Like K-pop For The Music

Crystal S. Anderson, PhD Elon University Academic research suggests adults like K-pop for a variety of reasons, the chief of which is music.  These findings complicate assumptions about the identity of international K-pop fans and their preferences.  According to 638 responses among 18- to 30-year-olds from around the world, other top reasons include choreography and […]