Words by Inês Carvalho. Helsinki, the last evening of summer. The chilly breeze of late afternoon paces up my steps.The GPS tracks an old building far from the city centre. I have no idea where […]
Words by Inês Carvalho. Dance reflects contexts. When I first saw the piece 1°C in April this year, I got curious to discover more about how contemporary dance is emerging in Korea. So I couldn’t […]
Words by Inês Carvalho. If we imagine a future without social oppression, racism, homophobia, or climate crisis, what would it look like? These and other questions inspired Feminist Futures, a cross-collaborative project supported by Perform […]
The body has tremendous power in translating reality – no matter how complex it might be. In Angola, translating reality through movement is a powerful act of activism – saysÂ Ana Clara Guerra Marques, a pioneer in contemporary dance in this country. We chatted about her journey with CDC Angola, and the role of dance in analysing, questioning and – most importantly – demanding social change.
By Inês Carvalho. A creative process is much more than what we see on stage. Behind the scenes, there is adriving force that organises, plans, promotes and manages every single step of the journey. What […]
DAJ chats with Jani Toivola about his journey and how he found in vulnerability the strength to find his way – as an artist and as a person.
Mal – Embriaguez Divina Words by Inês Carvalho. Eighteen months since the last time I went to see a live performance, I step into the large entrance of Teatro Municipal do Porto (Rivoli) for an […]
Words by Inês Carvalho. Simbarashe Norman Fulukia (Simba) founded Vestland Danseteater with the aim of creating room for artists with a multicultural background. Born and raised in Zimbabwe, Simba arrived in Norway as an exchange […]
Words by Inês Carvalho. It was still early morning in Rio de Janeiro when I joined the videocall from this side of the Atlantic. I was particularly excited about this conversation. Why? Because I knew Lia […]
Words by Inês Carvalho. On Saturday (26 June), Emergence Dance live-streamed their 2021 Triple Bill. The postgraduate dance company of Joss Arnott Dance and the University of Salford worked with guest choreographers Becky Namgauds and […]