Lecture on Ambition at Impulstanz Festival, Symposium “Crisis, What Crisis!?”
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Lecture on Ambition at Impulstanz Festival, Symposium “Crisis, What Crisis!?”

Betraying Ambition: What Moves You? (A lecture on Art and Ethics) The premise of this lecture is that we are made to believe in ambition because ambition is something good. There is a benevolent mantra that tells us “be ambitious”, but, what if ambition would have been politicized and ideologized? My attempt is to unfold some ethical implications of being an … Continue reading

Lecture on  mischievous dilettantism: dismantling the professional artist at HZT Berlin.
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Lecture on mischievous dilettantism: dismantling the professional artist at HZT Berlin.

8th June 2016:Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum Tanz Berlin (HZT). Uferstudios In the last few decades, we have gone through a process of hyper-professionalization in the arts. The consequences are several: competitiveness rules social interaction; artists have become passive obedient agents who submit to the evaluation of professional control systems and public critical approval; and they surrender to … Continue reading

DANGEROUS DANCES: the Dance, the Devil, the Problem and Ballistics.
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DANGEROUS DANCES: the Dance, the Devil, the Problem and Ballistics.

What do ballistics, problems, the devil and dance have in common? What is the secret affinity between these four concepts? There is common denominator between having a problem, bumping into the devil, accepting a dance invitation and being hit by a bullet. Etymologically speaking, they all share the same root, from Greek, ballein, which means, … Continue reading

Choreographing Life Trajectories
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Choreographing Life Trajectories

HOW TO SEE A PATHWAY WHERE OTHER PEOPLE ONLY SEE THE ABYSS? Lecture hosted by female trouble collective platform at Ufer Studios Berlin. 18 Nov. 2013. This lecture is an overview of the main problematics of the coming book: The mischievous mission. Exploring the tension between professionalism and dilettantism and bringing the awareness on how … Continue reading