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February 2015

Work/Travail/Arbeid – Anne Teresa de Keersmaker

Extract from article on e-flux: What would it mean for choreography to perform as an exhibition? That is the question at the origin of Work/Travail/Arbeid, a newly commissioned project by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. Straightforward as it may seem, the implications unsettle both… Continue Reading →

Jeanette Winterson: Art Objects

Quote from Jeanette Winterson’s book on aesthetics, Art Objects: “Long looking at paintings is equivalent to being dropped into a foreign city, where gradually, out of desire and despair, a few key words, then a little syntax make a clearing… Continue Reading →

A Performed lecture by La Pocha Nostra

See Guillermo-Gomez-Pena’s keynote lecture for This is Live Art, at an event held in Bristol recently.   http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/blog/lauk-gathering-weathering-the-storm-key-note/      

The use of smell.

For my group’s site specific performance we want to focus on how the manipulation of the senses can influence an individual’s interpretation of a piece of art.  One sense will want to incorporate is smell, and how different types of… Continue Reading →

Values of Performance

Although not something that will be necessarily called upon in the final site specific performance that I partake in, there are certain performance conventions that were brought to light from watching Marina Abromavić in The Artist is Present. Primarily there… Continue Reading →

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