It’s not everyday you watch a performance that changes your perception of your country, but Yishun is Burning by Berlin-based Singaporean artist Choy Ka Fai did exactly that.
Words by Maxine Flasher-Duzgunes. I too grew up with the ocean – weekends of sweet treats melting off our mouths while a salty sting rose up our ankles. But throughout my childhood I learned that […]
Let’s Dance International Frontiers is the dynamic annual dance festival in Leicester which presents live performances by fast-rising and established dance artists from the UK and abroad. The festival starts on International Dance Day, 29 […]
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 Paula Catalina Riofrio The lights projected on the floor imprinted the shapes of sand caressed by the ocean. Solemnly, enters Dada Masilo as her hands morph into mokue bird wings. Her hands could […]
Words by angel dust and Katie Hagan. (KH): Holly Blakey’s Cowpuncher My Ass is dripping in coolness. It’s been a couple of years since its last pre-pandemic performance in 2020, which one of our dance […]
Words by Josephine Leask. Performed at The Place on 23 February. Artist, costume designer, performance artist and multiple other things, Katherina Radeva delights as she dances her heart out in her work 40/40. Part of […]
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.