Enmeshed bodies, impossible touch: the object-oriented world of Pina Bausch’s Café Müller

Notes

The addresses the nonhuman bodies of Café Müller and claim that Bausch’s piece resonates with the work of contemporary philosopher Graham Harman, in that it tries to go beyond human exceptionalism to present a world where all bodies, regardless of their perceived nature, are simultaneously tightly enmeshed together and inaccessible to one another. 

Artist / Author João Florêncio
Editor Richard Allen and Shaun May
Publisher Routledge
Reference A0726
Date 2015
Journal Performance Research
Journal date April 2015
Journal page 53-59
Type Article

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