• Suksanti Wangwan Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Chulalongkorn University
  • Narapong Jarassri Chulalongkorn University


Artistic performance, Global warming, Social consciousness


The purpose of this research is to create a contemporary artistic performance by presenting the cause and effect of global warming. The study aims to stimulate consciousness to the public to realize the adverse effect of global warming. The participants for this study are students from secondary and tertiary education because they play an important role in the future development of nations.

The study presents the cause and effect by using the transfer method of Dance Creation. The causes of global warming are seen to be the product of car engine emission and forest burning. Such activities massive air pollution which changes into greenhouse gas causing greenhouse effect. Consequently, the ecosystem and the climate have changed. Rain has turned to an acid rain and humans scramble for air, food, and swim in the toxic water. The ecosystem is completely destroyed, as well as human civilization. Such cause and effect of global warming are acted through dance for about 45-80 minutes are performed by actors in a Thai contemporary dance integrated with other dance styles. The main focus of the performance is on the rhythm and melody which are used to control the dancing movements. The various dance styles and movements are explicitly and implicitly portrayed. The performers freely express their emotion and feeling through their faces and dancing movements to arouse the audience about the impact of global warming. This artistic performance is a sample of a creative performance to create social consciousness which is an alternative method to cultivate a social consciousness to people.





How to Cite

Wangwan, S., & Jarassri, N. (2012). DANCE CREATION ON GLOBAL WARMING. Fine Arts Journal: Srinakharinwirot University, 15(2), 8–13. Retrieved from