Stillness speaks: What modern dance can teach us about Turkey protests
NYU professor Andre Lepecki explains why it’s important for creators of dance to be politically aware.
How does a professor of political theory feel when he discovers that an act of protest has been done in the spirit of things he wrote? Andre Lepecki, a professor in the Department of Performance Studies at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and a founding father of the 1990s political-critical school of dance theory, received a frantic e-mail from Turkey in June. After weeks...
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