Sutton Movement Writing is 40 years old!
marie.alexander at UM.EDU.MT
Mon Feb 24 18:03:27 UTC 2014
Here in Malta we are definitely interested. We hope you will post more
details on the
history of SignWriting.
On 24/02/2014 18:40, Valerie Sutton wrote:
> 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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