00:01 AM (ET)

Touching at a Distance  

With Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Anne-Gaëlle Saliot

Time: 00:01 AM (ET) - Location: Atlanta, USA

The COVID-19 crisis has drastically brought performing arts to a halt and has severely affected the world of dance, while compelling dance companies to approach choreography in radically new ways. This interview with Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui addresses issues of proximity and “rapprochement” when the audience is often physically absent. Cherkaoui tackles the following questions: How can we deliver touching performances when physical touch is now impossible? What creative strategies can be put forward to maintain relationships with audiences when dance cannot be directly experienced in person? How can dance continue to foster a feeling of connection despite physical distance?  

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