To "Le Cargo" του F. Linyekula στο μικροσκόπιο των NY Times


(The New York Times, by Brian Seibert)   -   “I am a storyteller,” the Congolese choreographer Faustin Linyekula said to those assembled in Gould Hall on Tuesday night. “But I am not here to tell stories. I am here to dance.” In “Le Cargo,” his first solo performance, Mr. Linyekula engaged in both activities — and connected them.

First he spoke. Sitting on a carved stool, he shared his doubts about whether, after 10 years of creating dances, he had danced at all: whether his contemporary mixes of words and movement, most of them explicitly addressing the despair-inducing recent history of his country, were too topical, too wordy, to count as dance as his ancestors understood it. He also wondered aloud whether those internationally acclaimed works had made any difference. That second question is... διαβάστε περισσότερα εδώ

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