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Read Icon Photo of Taneli Törmä in Sophie Bellin-Hansen’s bell-covered costume, for the second section of the triptych COVER

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Taneli Törmä: COVER – A symphonic poem in three movements

By Riikka Laakso | 16.08.18

A merger of choreography and sound installation, Finnish artist Taneli Törmä’s COVER sensitively explores the kinaesthetic experience of sound.

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Rocío Molina: Grito Pelao

By Clàudia Brufau | 30.07.18

They say that Mother knows best, but does she know how to turn that into a performance?

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Gisèle Vienne: Crowd

By Evgeny Borisenko | 24.07.18

Is dance raving mad to look to the rave scene for inspiration?

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Read Icon Kwame Asafo-Adjei’s Family Honour

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Danse Élargie 2018: big opportunities, bigger ambition

By Anna Chirescu | 20.07.18

Beatboxing, b-boys, a beach and a balloon enlarge our concept of ‘dance’ in the fifth edition of the multi-disciplinary choreographic competition

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Read Icon Miet Warlop’s Fruits of Labor at Potsdamer Tanztage 2018

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Potsdamer Tanztage
or: 3 × 3 = 8

By Sanjoy Roy | 18.07.18

When does 3 × 3 = 8? When our three reviewers go to three performances each at Berlin’s 2018 Potsdamer Tanztage festival

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Bausch rebooted: Veza Fernández’s Wenn Auge Mund Wird

By Claire Lefèvre | 16.07.18

Vienna-based Veza Fernández refracts Bauschian Tanztheater through a contemporary prism

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Dance+: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

By Ka Bradley | 13.07.18

Dancing home alone before going out to do what vampires do. Ka Bradley on a moment of dance in the movie A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

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Read Icon Giant pillow in An outdoor version of Pietro Marullo's Wreck

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Pietro Marullo’s WRECK: survival of the fittest in the age of austerity?

By Yasen Vasilev | 16.06.18

Pietro Marullo’s ‘elastic performance’ is a staging of the struggle to survive in a precarious environment – and an example of it.

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Read Icon Oona Doherty in Hope Hunt (and the ascension into Lazarus).

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Oona Doherty: Hope Hunt and the Ascension into Lazarus

By Claire Lefèvre | 06.06.18

A riveting portrait of the disadvantaged white male that meshes beauty with damnation

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Read Icon Silhouetted women in Florentina Holzinger's Apollon.

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Florentina Holzinger: Apollon

By Róisín O’Brien | 06.06.18

Dance gets down and dirty – but is it worth the gross-out?

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Read Icon Solo dancer Katerina Andreou in BSTRD

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Katerina Andreou: BSTRD

By Anastasios Koukoutas | 06.06.18

Can a solo dance piece create, on stage, that much needed room of one’s own?

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Read Icon 3 men in Timothy and the Things in László Fülöp’s choreography Hunting

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Timothy and the Things: Hunting (Vadászat)

By Anna Dohy | 06.06.18

Three men hunting – but for what, for whom, and why? Anna Dohy looks to the wider stage for answers

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Read Icon Jasna Vinovrški’s solo Lady Justice

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Jasna Vinovrški: Lady Justice

By Jelena Mihelčić | 25.03.18

With witnesses, evidence and judgement – is a dance performance a bit of a trial?

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Ligia Lewis: Minor Matter

By Louise Tanoto | 25.03.18

Black matters in Minor Matter, a powerful encounter with the myriad concepts of blackness

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Read Icon Luke Baio and Dominik Grünbühe in Aarhus, Denmark, 2017

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‘Dreams’

By Riikka Laakso | 25.03.18

‘We are dancers, we create the dreams.’ Albert Einstein

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Read Icon Audience and performers mix in Luke George's Public Action at Keir Choreographic Award

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How to like dance

By Luke Forbes | 25.03.18

Audience clubs are on the increase - why? Luke Forbes on his experience of a new workshop in Melbourne

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The wilderness within

By Sanjoy Roy | 25.03.18

What happens when dance takes nature as its stage? A festival in the northernmost town in the world leads to a changed sense of self, culture and existence

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Christos Papadopoulos’s Opus: in search of the dialectics of music and movement

By Anastasios Koukoutas | 25.03.18

A textual exploration of a performative exploration in sound, meaning and time

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Mònica Pagès watches Likes by Nùria Guiu

By Clàudia Brufau | 25.03.18

Classical music journalist Mònica Pagès sees a solo about the value of ‘likes’ in an age of social media. How was it for her?

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The naked stage of Sanna Kekäläinen

By Riikka Laakso | 25.03.18

Riikka Laakso on Finnish choreographer Sanna Kekäläinen, and the subversions and inversions of her 2017 piece Whorescope

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Read Icon Photo of Mette Ingvartsen lying on stage in 21 Pornographies

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Mette Ingvartsen: 21 pornographies

By Sebastian Kann | 25.03.18

Assuming the position is at the heart of this physical exploration of erotica

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Read Icon Footballer and dancer in Vero Cendoya's La Partida

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Vero Cendoya: La Partida

By Clàudia Brufau | 25.03.18

Beautiful as dance can be, is it really any match for the beautiful game?

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Meytal Blanaru at work

By Marie Pons | 25.03.18

Brussels-based Israeli choreographer Meytal Blanaru on the workings behind her work

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Read Icon Arkadi Zaides and TALOS, performance

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Arkadi Zaides: TALOS

By Oonagh Duckworth | 24.03.18

Arkadi Zaides' detatched demonstration of surveillance, digital simulation and border infringements

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Hodworks: Sunday

By Lena Megyeri | 25.02.18

Hodworks’ Sunday begs the question: in the age of the selfie, what separates the person and the persona?

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