Time is a scarce commodity, a rarity, a luxury... Tragic as the advent of covid undoubtedly was, it cannot be denied that it allowed us, albeit involuntarily for many, to stop and slow down.
Daniela Machová is a director of Taneční aktuality. She has an MA (2012) and a PhD (2019) in Dance Studies from Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, and a MA in Sociology from the Charles University, Prague (2008). She is currently working as a project manager at the Academy of Performing Arts.
Why and for whom do we write? What does theoretical reflection bring to the development of the art of dance? What are the conditions, obstacles and joys of writing about dance?
Cancer is currently one of the most frequent lifestyle diseases, each of us knows someone who is battling it. So when you go to see a performance whose title includes the word ‘tumor’, you expect a serious, depressive content.
Art mirrors its time. Artists reflect - be it consciously or not - what surrounds them, concerns them and disturbs their sleep.
Out of the blue, the Ministry of Culture postponed the deadline for 2019 grant applications to 12 November 2018 earlier this month. Good news? Rather a bunch of question marks…