Nouvelles de danse n° 27 : Vitesse et mémoire

By : Collective publication

Language : French

Topics : History and theory

Format : PDF

Publisher : Contredanse Editions

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Nouvelles de danse n° 27 : Vitesse et mémoire

“For its part, Nouvelles de danse has chosen to create synergies with the most important dance event in the French-speaking Community, the Biennale de Charleroi/Danses. That’s why, together with artists and writers interested in the subject, we’ve taken up the theme of memory and speed in contemporary dance, in our own way. Analyses of the work of artists such as Hideyuki Yano or Edouard Lock, for whom time plays a predominant role, and the words of choreographers, mimographers and video artists who take their own stance in a debate that is very much in vogue today: will the body be subjected to particle acceleration and become virtual, or will it retain its primitive function, using the prostheses of new technologies only in accordance with its own needs? Hence the paradoxical importance of slowness and oblivion…”

Excerpt from Patricia Kuypers‘ editorial note.