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 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.
We’re closing project ROOM FOR Festival TSEKH’14 by Natalia Skulakova’s review of the last performance presented at the festival, “Tarab” by 7273 Company (Switzerland).
We keep on posting reviews of project ROOM FOR TSEKH’14 Festival. Of the three Russian performances shown as part of the festival interdisciplinary piece “Moments” is the most recent one. Polina Romashkina ponders its origins, capabilities and prospects in her review.
ROOM FOR Festival TSEKH’14 has come to a close, and we are posting some reviews of the project that seem most interesting to us. We’re starting with Vera Shelkina’s review of a performance entitled “A Serious Act” by Nicole Seiler Company (Switzerland).
Notably, International festival of contemporary dance duets “Diversion” is held in Kostroma city instead of Moscow venues. We talked with the curators Ivan Yestegneyev and Evgeny Kulagin about the importance of the festival, about how the program takes shape, and how it builds the way audiences view contemporary dance.
It’s been 15 years since the founding of PO.V.S.Tanze, a company that’s been an essential part of contemporary dance in Russia.