Embodied translation: Artscross 5th Anniversary Performance, Beijing Dance Academy October 2014

I’ve been in Beijing for just under a week, observing the final rehearsals and performance of nine pieces selected from the past five years of ArtsCross. The programme for the show on 23rd October consisted of works by chorographers from Beijing, Taipei and London. The pieces were reworked in various ways and included some of the original dancers and some new performers.

As a spectator and academic participant in ArtsCross since 2011, it was very moving to watch not only the culminations […]