ako ang nagiisang Gwapo sa Anonywolves
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.
by Rita Natalio
We talked with Danjel Andersson, about MDT and the Swedish dance scene
Take a look at the interview!
(by Rita Natálio)
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.
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...
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!
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
translation form spanish to english
DRIFTING IN EUROPE IN DIFFERENT CHAPTERS
CHAPTER 3: EUROPE IS ALL THERE ISN'T
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.
DRIFTING IN EUROPE IN DIFFERENT CHAPTERS
CHAPTER 2: ART AND MARKET: favelas of culture
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.
DRIFTING IN EUROPE CULTURE IN DIFFERENT CHAPTERS
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)
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!
Veli Lehtovaara is Zodiak’s house choreographer. We asked him the 5 golden questions of DÉPARTS
(by Rita Natalio)
ENTERING THE UNIVERSE OF METTE INGVARTSEN
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"
Check out the intervie
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.
text by Rita Natálio + interview with Gurur Ertem
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.