Why do we eat avocado, if it does not have any flavor?
It is everywhere!
Bananas. They are nice.
Our preset notions and reputed opinions are like avocado – tasteless fruits with buttery texture, which green and porous bark we usually peel and throw away in the litter. Therefore, the bone of avocado – chestnut brown core […]
The closing lab of the current cycle of The Writing Movement Network is taking place in Riga during the Time to Dance festival. This time the network brings together writers from Iceland, Denmark, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Byelorussia. One of the activities of this lab included participation of the dance class led by Branko Poto?an, […]
On “more than naked” by Doris Uhlich at Vaba Lava in Tallinn
Yes, of course, I was paying attention to the body parts that are not usually exposed so much. And I did compare bodies and I found bigger and fatter ones more interesting than thin ones. In a way. Because the shaking technique or fat-technique […]
Here is one text about the two performances I was able to view during the project “New Dance in the New Venue” (August 15-19, 2015) in Saldus, Latvia. Since this was an initiative, born from The Writing Movement Network, it feels kind of natural for me to write and move. Firstly, I moved from […]
Movement Research presents shared programs of 3-4 choreographers each Monday evening on a free series at the historic Judson Church. Because this program supports experiments in performance rather than finished products, reviews are not allowed. In addition, production values are low – there are few lighting cues and tech is minor. However, because the […]
I was in ICE HOT Nordic dance platform seeing „Nordic contemporary dance at its best”. On December 11 I saw 6 performances of total around 315 minutes. Mainly I came to Oslo because The keðja Writing Movement-project launched its catalogue: Expeditions in Dance Writing. Writing Movement 2012-2014, in the foyer at Dansens Hus, Oslo, on […]
In recent years, choreographers have stepped into institutions, such as museums and galleries, which traditionally present visual art, most recently at the Whitney Biennial, the Venice Biennial and MoMA. On the 4th December 2013, Bonniers Konsthall opened an exhibition called Dance – Body Talk in Sweden, as part of the first edition of the […]
On April 3rd, 2014 I saw a solo performance WONDER by Michelle Boulé. On May 14th, 2014 I went to listen to Questions and Answers session with Under Secretary of State in Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel. Those two events don’t have much in common except that they are linked to the […]
Today, on May 11, 2014 at 15:00 in Bebrene/Dviete there will be a second showing of the outcomes of the keðja Wilderness Dance residences. Norwegian choreographer Ingri Midgard Fiksdal together with Pernille Holden, Ingeleiv Berstad, Eivind Seljeseth and Kristin Helgebostad were in residency in Bebrene from June 13 till July 4, 2013. This year from […]
As part of the International Day of Dance events, on April 29th at 18:00 in the venue of the Latvian Academy of Culture called “Zirgu Pasts” (Dzirnavu iela 46, Riga, Latvia) two short performances created by American choreographers will be held. Joséphine A. Garibaldi is a visiting Fulbright Scholar working in Latvia for six […]