SINCE SHE by DIMITRIS PAPAIOANNOU

The beginning of a new era has begun. Much preoccupation and thoughtful reflections about the destiny of the majestic and worldwide beloved Pina Bausch Company and Oeuvre have been raising up since the mother of Tanz-Theatre passed away. After almost nine years two choreographers have been invited to work with the exceptional Ensemble. The first…

PROJECT : ‘Talking Buildings from the Soviet Chechen Republic’

The project’s narration follows an almost disappearing path through the remains of Chechnya's collective industries uncovering the memories and experiences of seven Chechen women, now aged from 50 to 67, who used to work in the various socialist farms, factories and cultural institutions during the USSR. Told through the prism of the buildings’ physical remains,…

It’s High Time to Break Stereotypes

Slow Estonians, fat Americans, greedy Jews, conservative Englishmen, and pragmatic Germans. These descriptions sound rather familiar, don’t they? There are plenty of other stereotypes for everything from age, sex, nationality, to social status, and Ukrainians are no exception. Most readers are aware of the events of 2013 and 2014 in my motherland, Ukraine, and what’s…

Tanz im August 2017.Resume

During Tanz im August festival that took part in Berlin from the 11th of August until the 2nd of September, several  riveting pieces have been shown in a wide range of languages and interpretations. Here, is a resume of some of the performances, some entertaining, some enthralling, some thought-provoking. Thanks to the universal language of dance many…