Six years ago, while participating in Jardin d’Europe’s Critical Endeavor at Impulstanz-Vienna International Dance Festival, I watched Jan Fabre’s Preparatio Mortis. The performance, a solo made by Fabre for Annabelle Chambon, made a lasting impression on me. In fact, of the hundreds of dance works I have seen in the past decade, it is amongRead more
I’m slowing down. I’m starting to catch my breath. I wipe a bead of sweat from my forehead, while still jogging lightly in place and tapping my chest. Ohad Naharin, the Artistic Director of Bat Sheva Dance Company is standing on a platform in the middle of a warehouse in Tel Aviv. Read more
When the end catches you by the throat
In utter darkness
Choking a tear
Buttons come undone on a shirt and the heart bursts out- pounding and beating.Read more
“…I suddenly understood that my whole life I was busy with looking out- as if I had only looked at the display window. Today, in order to see, I close my eyes and look inwards…”
“… When the doctor offered me a pill to make the shaking stop, I said ‘why? It’s a good thing to laugh about’…”
The hand is discovered.
Exhale and inhaling,
The hand is a brush painting around me
Lines, dots, smears.
The common space became a huge canvas that began as white and turned crowded with layer upon layer of color. Read more
Why did I call it Venezuela? Actually, I have two stories. I’ll tell you the first one, which is that when I wanted to give the work a name, I took a globe and I rolled it, I closed my eyes and put my finger down. And when I opened my eyes, it was Venezuela. That’s a good story. But that’s not the reason. I made it up. Read more
A ray of light passes between The two.
Presses side to side, head to head, body to body.
In the illusion of gender the struggle becomes clear, what is between her
And him? Between him and her? Between her and her?Read more
The Jewish Connection Project by Ido Batash and Lisi Estaras was presented on December 5 as part of Machol Shalem Dance House‘s Jerusalem International Dance Week. Erez Kashi is a Tel Aviv-based photographer.Read more
Maayan Liebman-Sharon and Yaara Nirel presented E-Sheket/116 Reasons as part of Machol Shalem Dance House‘s Jerusalem International Dance Week on December 4. Erez Kashi is a Tel-Aviv based photographer.Read more
Creative Writing and Yasmeen Godder Company present a 3-day writing exploration led by Ori Lenkinski.
A WRITING EXPLORATION AT THE MOVING COMMUNITIES CONFERENCE- JANUARY 17-19 AT THE MANDEL CULTURAL CENTER, JAFFA, ISRAEL.
We invite writers and artists to apply to spend 3 days thinking, observing, discussing and writing about dance.Read more