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Video: Festival a/d Werfm, Utrecht

published on 24 May 2006

The famous quote of the anarchist Emma Goldman 'If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution' is the departure point of an ongoing visual arts programme most recently presented at Festival a/d Werf in Utrecht.

An emphasis on the language–on the one hand of dance, music, theatre–and on the other of archived visual material is used to create a series of performances which explore 'the potential of art to politically and critically engage with the world we are living it, yet at the same time celebrate it'. Touching on the position and representation of women today, performance and the live moment are considered from an emancipatory perspective, as ways of examining the legacies and potentials of feminism.

The famous quote of the anarchist Emma Goldman 'If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution' is the departure point of an ongoing visual arts programme most recently presented at Festival a/d Werf in Utrecht.

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