On 12th November Professor Kirsi Monni sahred her views on contemporary dance as an art form, the changes in its aesthetics and ideology in the XXth century and the current contemporary dance field in her lecture at ZIL Centre. ROOM FOR provides you with original text of the lecture and its Russian translation.
In the beginning of October a reknowh director and professor at the Institute for Applied Theatre Studies Heiner Goebbels visited Moscow with one of his works, that were shown at Territoriya Festival. We talked with Heiner on the importance of live arts in the time of Internet and technologies, the unique culture of the Institute and the way education process is organised there.
In the beginning of November Norwegian Hammerfest hosted Kedja 2015 – an encounter for producers, managers and dance artists. As we found out, contemporary dance community outside Russia shares a lot of similar to ours subjects for discussion. We gathered the most interesting and actual ideas and perspectives in our short essay.
Anticipating the opening of Open Look, one of the oldest international festivals of contemporary dance in Russia, we spoke to its producer and founder Vadim Kasparov about this year’s intensive program, support and ‘quality’ of contemporary dance.