April 9, 2011 / / art

The current exhibition Laurie Anderson, Trisha Brown, Gordon Matta-Clark – Pioneers of the Downtown Scene, New York 1970s is much more interesting than many other recent one’s in this field in my opinion. Performance artist and musician Laurie Anderson, choreographer…

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March 23, 2011 / / art

Japan on the mind with all the horrifying news on earth quakes, tsunami and the nuclear disaster dropping in continuously – should one read the title as a promising outlook? ‘Future Beauty – 30 years of Japanese fashion’, the latest…

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March 22, 2011 / / art

Munich’s Haus der Kunst currently hosts two shows worth visiting – ‘move – Art and Dance Since the 1960s‘ and ‘Future Beauty 30 years of Japanese fashion‘. For the moment I will mainly focus on the first one, but also…

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January 20, 2011 / / art

‘The Offside Rules‘ is the last production form the dancegroup around Constanza Macras, which was commissioned by the Goethe Institut for the 2010 football World Cup. In this coproduction of the Goethe-Institut South Africa, the Market Theatre, Johannesburg, and Constanza…

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December 13, 2010 / / art

Spoken language and body language, both mix in an exquisite way in the latest piece of Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui en Damien Jalet – BABEL (words). The piece fascinatingly shows a wide variety of expressions including aggression, humor, an almost slapstick-like…

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November 28, 2010 / / art

In the new issue of Kaleidoscope I came across an article on the new work of the dancer Michael Clark & his company and trying to find out more … just discovered these elder ones .. It is in attitude…

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November 22, 2010 / / hybridity

.. as I might be able to attend …. or at least consequent pieces …. Xavier Le Roy – Self Unfinished (1998) .. will be able to see ‘Babel’ in December though this looks amazing …. .. and just something…

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November 10, 2010 / / art
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arte TV takes its 20th birthday to show a special program, which also includes re-airings of important films or series of the last years. Tonight the main program (will be repeated twice in november) was ‘Taxi to the Darkside‘ by…

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October 20, 2010 / / art
September 18, 2010 / / identity

The choreographer Boyzie Cekwana grew up in Soweto and started his dance career in South Africa. Since then, his work has been shown all over the world; in Europe this includes the Théâtre de la Ville in Paris, the ImpulsTanz…

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