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Happy 40th Birthday SIGNWRITING!! ;))
maria


On 24 February 2014 23:12, Pel Tini <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Yes Valerie,
> I would very much like to read and print-out the history of dance and sign
> writing so I can make a print-out  to put in front of my dance writing
> notes. I can show everyone. If you find the time.
> I'll be watching.
>
> Tini.
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> On 2014-02-24, at 12:40 PM, Valerie Sutton wrote:
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> SignWriting List
> February 24, 2014
>
> In February 2014, Sutton Movement Writing is 40 years old!
>
> Sutton Movement Writing & Shorthand is a large writing system for
> recording all body movement. It includes five sections: DanceWriting<http://www.dancewriting.org/> for
> writing dance choreography, SignWriting <http://www.signwriting.org/> for
> writing sign languages, MimeWriting<http://www.movementwriting.org/animation/mime/> for
> writing classic mime and animated movement, SportsWriting<http://www.movementwriting.org/sports/> for
> writing sports, and MovementWriting <http://www.movementwriting.org/>,
> for writing scientific studies on gesture analysis.
>
> February 1974 ... DanceWriting began officially with the announcement of the
> first book
> February 1974 ... non-profit organization began in Southern California, USA
> October 1974 ...  SignWriting, MimeWriting (for classic mime) and
> MovementWriting began in Denmark
>
> The non-profit organization behind the system was first established in
> February, 1974, under the name "The Movement Shorthand Society", in Newport
> Beach, California. Later the name changed to "The Center for Sutton
> Movement Writing. It is now located in La Jolla, California, and provides
> free services to the world on the web.
>
> Are you interested in more history here on the SignWriting List? I am
> writing our history right now, and I can post more details, but only if you
> are interested - I can tell you in more detail about the research projects
> in Denmark and so forth...
>
> Val ;-)
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