Old SymbolSets & Documents
From 1995 - 2004

Sutton Movement Writing is the International Movement Writing Alphabet (the IMWA). Typed by computer or written by hand, the IMWA is used to record all human and animal gesture. The same symbols are applied in different ways for different professions. There are five sections: SignWriting, for writing the movements of Sign Languages, DanceWriting, for writing dance choreography, MimeWriting, for writing classic mime, SportsWriting, for writing ice skating, gymnastics, and skateboarding, and MovementWriting, for gesture analysis.

Movement Writing

The International Movement
Writing Alphabet - the IMWA

2004 Reference Manual
Download Full Manual

2004 Symbol Documents
Symbol Listings & Descriptions

Symbol Downloads 1995-2004
Used in Older Software

Typing Keyboards



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