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Dance+: Ex Machina

The unnerving AI disco dance in Alex Garland’s movie makes Georgia Howlett wonder about dance, autopilot and self-programming

Dance+: La Grande Bellezza

The bump of lust and the grind of vacuity form ‘the great beauty’ that prefigures our times

Dance+: I’m Thinking of Ending Things

The dreamspaces of dance and narrative cinema coincide in the unreal romance of Charlie Kaufman’s film

Dance+
The splatter dance of Smac McCreanor

Splay, squash, splash, shatter… Smac McCreanor’s twisted replications of objects breaking under pressure are comic, relatable – and addictive

Dance+: Blow-Up

Blowing up the final scene of Antonioni’s notorious film to reveal the games of reality and representation

Dance+: Material Bodies

Accessories, prosthetics, props, extensions, constructions… Dorothy Allen-Pickard’s short film on the blur between materials and bodies

Dance+: Another Round

| 14.09.21

In the marvellous finale of Thomas Vinterberg’s Another Round, a dance, not a drink, comes to fill a lack in our lives. Here are two takes on the scene, one on the merging of actor, character and movement, the other a close-up of the dance itself.

Summer ReCollection 2021

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Aerowaves’ live international showcase, marking their 25th anniversary