Moving between dance, choreography and politics


If for most of those who practice CI [Contact Improvisation] to have a much healthier spine than other people, training means reducing oneself to a physical being, negating all that might be considered an obstacle in this process (one’s intellect, political ideas, passions, etc.), then the gain in such a training regimen is the private spineless life of a subject who is immune, indifferent, or powerless in the face of politics outside of her/his own immunised community- (…)

—Bojana Cvejić, Dance War, TkH Journal for Performing Arts Theory