The intention behind the seemingly bizarre combination was, according to Attie, “to give visual form to the shared American and Brazilian reality of nationalistic divisions that defines our political present.”
Dancers Bring Reggaeton and Arson to the Streets of Chile in Ema
Pablo Larraín’s intense drama expertly captures the agony and ecstasy of grief and guilt.
Boogie With Patrisse Cullors in a Virtual Electric Slide
On Sunday April 11, Patrisse Cullors will be restaging “F*ck White Supremacy, Let’s Get Free” online for a global audience.
Dance and Move Your Way Through Afrolatinx Music History
As part of Cyber Healing, artist Moréna Espiritual will be leading a dance workshop designed to “combat the erasure of Black history within Latinx culture.”
A Senegalese Dance School Reinterprets Pina Bausch
Days before The Rite of Spring was to premiere, the pandemic hit. The unprecedented all-Black cast rehearsed the dance one last time on the beach, resulting in a moving film that is now streaming online.
Queer Art Workers Reflect: Eva Yaa Asantewaa Supports Dancers Speaking Out Against a Capitalist System
LGBTQ Pride month is now. Every day in June, we are celebrating the community by featuring one queer art worker and asking them to reflect on what this moment means to them.
Dancers and Performers Offer “Real Talk” on Canceled Shows, Contracts, and More
This week, contributors to the living document “Creating New Futures” will host a conversation focused the ripple effects of the pandemic and the need for radical change in the arts.
Archive of Martha Graham’s Life Acquired by New York Public Library
Highlights from the collection include Isamu Noguchi’s set drawings for Seraphic Dialogue and an extensive photograph collection of Graham’s canon.
Behind the Scenes of Restaging Merce Cunningham for 3D
Hyperallergic has an exclusive clip from the upcoming DVD release of the dazzling documentary Cunningham.
The Spiritual Side of Performance
A performance series that asks, “What is sacredness?”
A Master Class in Frustration: Notes on Cunningham From a Critic and Dance Lover
I’ve studied dance nearly my whole life. I understand well the ways it can be inscrutable and transcendent. More often than not, the new documentary reveals how little dance is understood, and the pitfalls of trying to represent it.
Yvonne Rainer’s Conceptual Chess, Revived and Restaged
In its first performances since 1965, the recent Performa revival of Rainer’s Parts of Some Sextets prompts considerations of how we can safeguard the choreographer’s visionary oeuvre while staying true to her vision.