A preview of the mini-season of US black choreographers' work.
Lepecki surveys a decade of experimental choreography to uncover the dual meaning of ‘performance’ in the twenty-first century: not just an aesthetic category, but a mode of political power. He demonstrates the enduring ability of performance to critique and subvert this power, examining this relationship through five ‘singularities’ in contemporary dance: thingness, animality, persistence, darkness, and solidity.
A collection of key writings on choreography across the French, U.S and international dance scenes since the turn of the century.
Engages critical dance studies, philosophy, performance studies, cultural and post-colonial studies to propose new and creative dialogues between these disciplines.
Documents of Contemporary Art series.