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Trashing Performance

29 June 2010

Knots

Following a recent workshop in Bremen, Jonathan Burrows and Adrian Heathfield compiled a series of 'knots' around ideas of composition, repetition and the problematics of expression read more »

7 June 2010

The life of things

Author: Adrian Heathfield

Adrian Heathfield tracks a recent history of performances and artists working with objects and their 'life', drawing together multiple threads from his and Jonathan Burrows' correspondence so far. read more »

8 February 2010

The orthodoxy of subversion

Author: Jonathan Burrows

Jonathan Burrows' second letter to Adrian Heathfield considers how subversive gestures can become the norm read more »

17 November 2009

Freedom and constraint

Author: Adrian Heathfield

Adrian Heathfield replies to Jonathan Burrows, tracing multiple relations between poetry and dance, the timeless and the timely, Paul Celan and Boris Charmatz. read more »

30 October 2009

The writing of words and the writing of dance

Author: Jonathan Burrows

Jonathan Burrows begins the dialogue with Adrian Heathfield, considering slowness and spontaneity, and 'being in the moment' as yet another construction. read more »

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