I feel like a blindness is incurred when we talk about dance in this utopian, clear-cut, way. Asking ‘which is better?’ obscures ‘how could it be better?’
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Rick Nodine's Dead Gig leaves me with the sound of sneakers on dancefloor and the image of a man re-capturing something that was once exciting to him but is no longer. The piece began and Rick had a rope tied around his body that had been flipped over the rig, a sneaker dangled from its other end, moving up and down as he moved forward and backward.
I don't know what else to say. It is happening. I want to talk about it, and I don't want to talk about it at all.
Chisenhale Art Club, Daniel Linehan at Lilian Baylis, and The Place Prize finals.