Dancers from Asia (2) – ​Ditta Miranda Jasjfi from Indonesia

Ditta suggested that we met at Café Engel. When I said that it was a quiet place, she suddenly remembered that it would not be my first time in Wuppertal. After leaving my luggage in the hotel, I headed for the Laurentiusplatz. It took me a while to realize that the schwebebahn was out of service as the …

Dancers from Asia (1) – ​Shihya Peng from Taiwan

来自亚洲的舞者(1) - 来自台湾的彭诗雅 Paris. Good News Coffee Shop. I didn't know this place though it is a good sign for my first interview with "Dancers from Asia (Good news, right?)". When Shihya told me that she lived in the 16th district, I picked this café on the map, in the middle of her district and …

SESSION

Some songs, some dances, some noises. That's how Colin Dunne presented Session and the same sincerity remarked the whole journey till the final a cappella. Two dancers, two musicians. In 90 minutes they were more than their written role thanks to the smart use of their versatility. Take the table scene as example: everyone was …

JR

After having watched The Land of Nod at La Villette, I was electrified and deeply affected. Ever since, I follow closely FC Bergman's tour which brought me to the 2018 Holland Festival. Food Center Amsterdam. A man at the entrance looked like an actor. He turned out to be David Davidoff in the piece. After …

Scala

The more I watch Yoann Bourgeois's creations, the more I like his universe. For Scala, I went to the theatre twice. It is not necessary to summarize his works by inventing a terminology such as "acrobatheater". However, since Celui qui tombe, he has become a captivating storyteller based on his signature stage language. He makes …

Re(view): Bel

Contemporary art in whatever form gives artists space of possibilities. Not all artists have the same capacity of self-expression and my criterium is simple: connection. I am connected to Bel's creations as much as to Duchamp's Fontaine. Gala is the first piece I saw of Jérôme Bel. It was in 2015 in Nanterre. Simple, but …