Considering Coexistence: An Interview with Jenni Nurmenniemi

Considering Coexistence: An Interview with Jenni Nurmenniemi

It’s a lot about hosting. It’s a lot about listening and being super sensitive to nuances. We somehow set certain loose parameters, follow what emerges, and then try to tease out meanings. Meanings in plural because I don’t feel it’s possible to construct a coherent or singular narrative around art and ecology.

Why are we doing art at all? An interview with Eiko Honda

Why are we doing art at all? An interview with Eiko Honda

What does it mean to be modern? And can we possibly find a different kind of modernity by narrating our current issues and past events differently? Might that change the future as well? And of whom? How can we try to extend one’s imagination beyond our established conventions? The historiography of language—of one of the most fundamental commons—and of artistic practice that works with the human tool of imagination— might have some answers to the queries.

Performing Ecology, Pt.1 (Introduction)

Performing Ecology, Pt.1 (Introduction)

SCENE 1. 1978, Wuppertal Opernhaus, Germany. A young dancer, her eyes closed, struggles to move freely in a darkened German kaffehaus, her movements made difficult by the walls that enclose her. Again and again, she hits the tables, she falls, she stumbles on the...