Circus Art: An Aspect of Cross-Cultural Dialogue

Svetlana Shumakova 1 *

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The paper examines the problem of cross-cultural interactions; within this context circus art is analyzed. Art in general and especially circus art can be considered as a field of dialogical communication and as a way of giving new human experiences, spiritual values and worldviews. It is hypothesized that circus art is a complex polyfunctional social and cultural phenomenon, which inherits communicative properties of art. It is possible and desired to study circus art in the context of cross-cultural dialogue. The article deals with modern cultural situation and its orientation on cultural dialogism; it also displays general factors that form the role of circus art in the cross-cultural interaction.


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Article Type: Research Article

Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp. 31-40

Published Online: 15 Apr 2015

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