Featuring conversations, essays, drawings and photographs, Bodies of Knowledge(Ed. Laura Purseglove) reflects and builds on an interdisciplinary project involving artists, amateur and professional dancers, wrestlers, members of a trans community group and academic researchers interrogating how our bodies are both produced by and productive of knowledges.
A series of conversations with dance artists, curators and directors, who share their experiences of presenting or performing dance in museum and gallery spaces.
What are the legitimate concerns of dance today? In its with incarnation, this edition of the what_ Festivals builds on the energy each previous festival has generated in answering that question. Kick-started by Gill Clarke (1954-2011), co-director of Independent Dance, the festivals act on a desire to showcase a new generation of dance artists. Each brings to the foreground artists and ideas that are not always given a visible platform.