Hannah Draper speaks to artist Sarah Hopfinger about Sarah’s work Pain and I, a piece which explores what it’s like to live with chronic pain.
TOM is a work that blends the myth of Orpheus with the Department for Work and Pensions. It’s a pop-culture collision of working class and queer expression. A conflicting space of tradition & lived experience, personal […]
Words by Maxine Flasher-Düzgünes A few weeks ago, I shared a conversation with Sydney-based dance and curatorial artist Ira Ferris, co-Director of an arts collective Artemis Projects, who create between Europe and Australia. Ferris is co-author […]
Words by Stella Rousham. What role and power do the audience hold in their encounter with performance artists? What is exchanged within the ‘communal situation’ of live performance between artist and viewer? What history, societal […]
Read our interview with Dr Gillie Kleiman, who alongside her artistic practice, is Head of Higher Education at Dance City in Newcastle. We talk to Gillie about Dance City’s BA course redesign and the threats facing dance education today.
Words by Diane Parkes. Acclaimed South African choreographer and dancer Dada Masilo brings together European and African influences in her latest show which comes to Sadler’s Wells this February before a UK tour. The Sacrifice blends […]
Words by Sunhi Keller. Shanghai-based artist LuYang’s work sits at the intersection of art, philosophy, science, technology, and bodily movement. Their first solo UK exhibition at the Zabludowicz Collection, LuYang NetiNeti, showcases the past 10 […]
Words by Inês Carvalho. If we talk about inclusive dance in the UK, ‘Candoco’ is an inescapable name. Three decades after its establishment in 1991, Candoco Dance Company brings together past and present associates to […]
Words by Stella Rousham In preparation for my interview with dance artist and choreographer Jules Cunningham last Saturday, I decided to listen to Stravinsky’s The Firebird and Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto, No.1 – two canonical classical […]
Words by Stella Rousham. Time is an essential organising principle. It determines when we sleep, wake, work and play. Whilst the mechanisms of time are often taken for granted, SERAFINE1369’s (Jamila-Johnson Small) latest multi-part installation, […]