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Joshua POgi
06/07/2016
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TSUNAMISM (a piece by Elizabete Francisca)
09/06/2014
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INTERVIEW WITH ELISABETE FINGER
09/12/2013
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PARROTS IN THE MIRROR - \“Sacre du Printemps (2013)\“
17/10/2013

Original Text by Rita Natálio

English translation from Portuguese by José Luis Neves

“Parrots in the mirror“ was written in the context of the project “Sacre du Printemps (2013)“ by João dos Santos Martins and Min Kyoung Lee. It was published in the booklet that accompanies the show the 28th september 2013.

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INTERVIEW WITH BENJAMIN VANDEWALLE
09/10/2013

by Rita Natalio

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WHERE IS YOUR HOUSE: interview with Danjel Andersson from MDT (Stockholm)
18/09/2013

We talked with Danjel Andersson, about MDT and the Swedish dance scene

Take a look at the interview!

(by Rita Natálio)

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WHO IS DENISE STUTZ? (by Rita Natalio)
01/08/2013
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WHERE IS YOUR HOUSE? Interview with Cristina Santos, Forum Dança director
03/07/2013

Recently, in the month of release of the new edition of PEPCC 2013, we decided to recollect a testimony form Cristina Santos, Forum Dança director and co-founder, about the contents of the new course and the economical situation of Portugal.

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TEACHING THEORY TO CHOREOGRAPHERS by Rita Natalio
28/05/2013
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TEACHING THEORY TO CHOREOGRAPHERS
27/05/2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WHERE IS YOUR HOUSE: Interview with Thomas Walgrave, from ALKANTARA (Lisbon)
08/04/2013

Thomas Walgrave is the atistic director ok ALKANTARA festival in Lisbon, Portugal. Having in mind the context of multiple drastic cuts in public funding, we discussed the festival stategies for 2013 and political visions for the future. Take a look...

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THE GLASSES OF GUSTAVO CIRIACO
20/03/2013

 

In this interview with Gustavo Ciriaco we tried to understand the actual meaning of cultural imagery in terms of contemporary geography and circulation. We have asked Gustavo to describe what does he see from his window in Rio de Janeiro, while looking at the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. A windows looking inwards and outwards at the same time.Take a look!

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The Ghost Writer (by Rita Natálio)
21/02/2013
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WHERE IS YOUR HOUSE: Interview with Steven Del Belder, from PARTS (Belgium)
12/02/2013

In the performing arts Belgium does not have a strong legacy or (sense of) tradition, neither a classical one or a modern one. (....) Because of this lack of history it was relatively easy to present a new approach as \’new\’ and exciting, giving way for a sense that everything is possible. Equally important is that the new scene that Roses in the 80\’s has managed to institutionalize itself instead of being institutionalize

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Interview with Jacques Rancière
01/02/2013

translation form spanish to  english

(www.publico.es)

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EUROPE IS ALL THERE ISN’T (Rita Natálio)
23/11/2012

DRIFTING IN EUROPE IN DIFFERENT CHAPTERS

CHAPTER 3: EUROPE IS ALL THERE ISN'T

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ARTIST PROFILE: Cristian Duarte (by Rita Natalio)
12/10/2012

Brazilian dancer and choreographer Cristian Duarte trained at P.A.R.T.S (Brussels) and has collaborates regularly with Brazilian and European artists. He lives in São Paulo, where he manages several partnerships and artistic residency programmes.

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EUROPE: ART AND MARKET, favelas of culture (Rita Natálio)
19/09/2012

DRIFTING IN EUROPE IN DIFFERENT CHAPTERS

CHAPTER 2: ART AND MARKET: favelas of culture

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WHERE IS YOUR HOUSE: Interview with Agnes Quackels, from BUDA (Kortrijk, Belgium)
11/09/2012

WHERE IS YOUR HOUSE? is a regular update on DEPARTS partners and people working in these structures. The backstage of each house is represented by iindividuals whose opinions on art and economy are enlarged by their curatorial projects. In this interview, we talked with Agnes Quackels, artistic director of BUDA KUNSTENCENTRUM, a structure in Kortrijk associated with VOORUIT in Brussels.

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EUROPE: the old VS the new. The trap of Europe ’s cultural mosaic (Rita Natálio)
15/08/2012

DRIFTING IN EUROPE CULTURE IN DIFFERENT CHAPTERS

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MIMINAL GESTURES, MINIMAL TALK: interview with Philipp Gehmacher and Valdimir Miller
10/06/2012

PHILIPP GEHMACHER AND VLADIMIR MILLER were part of Alkantara’s 2012 festival with In their name and The fault lines ( a collaboration with Meg Stuart, between performance and instalation)

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WHERE IS YOUR HOUSE? Interview with Harri Kuorelahti from Zodiak (Helsinquia)
25/07/2012

WHERE IS YOUR HOUSE? is a regular update on DEPARTS partners and people working in these structures. In this interview, we talked with Harri Kuorelahti, the artistic director of Zodiak. Take a look!

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ARTIST PROFILE: Veli Lehtovaara
20/04/2012

Veli Lehtovaara is Zodiak’s house choreographer. We asked him the 5 golden  questions of DÉPARTS

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NEWS: General Disorientation for the Arts [1]
22/03/2012

(by Rita Natalio)

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ARTIST PROFILE: Interview with Mette Ingvartsen
04/03/2012

ENTERING THE UNIVERSE OF METTE INGVARTSEN

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ARTIST PROFILE: Interview with Daniel Linehan (by Rita Natalio)
23/01/2012

After the successful presentation of your previous works, and an academic background in P.A.R.T.S., one could say Daniel Linehan is a name not to forget: "Making work is always a huge struggle between different interests that arise in myself: on the one hand, I am really fascinated by formal and abstract ways of considering performance, and on the other hand, I really want to directly inject tangible, pertinent, real-world issues into my performances"

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How do you feel about being labeled a young or emerging artist?
07/12/2011

Recently we have asked the artists supported by Départs  how do they feel about being labeled a young or emerging artist, both in its positive/negative aspects?

Check out the answer of Eleanor Bauer here.

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ARTIST PROFILE: Interview with Sofia Dias & Vitor Roriz (by Rita Natalio)
03/12/2011
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Uncanny Marlene Freitas
27/10/2011

 text by Rita Natálio + interview with Gurur Ertem

 

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Network, ETwork (Extra Terrestrial Work) by Rita Natalio
15/11/2011

Mobility, young artist, emerging artist, artistic residency, exchange, collaboration... The system of signs of contemporary art takes our thoughts hostage, leaving us to doubt whether these concepts-turned-jargon foment freedom or contradiction.

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