Interventions: Spring 2020

Editorial by Aneta Mancewicz

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(Re)Presenting ‘The Other’?: On Brett Bailey’s Sanctuary

Katia Arfara examines Brett Bailey’s Sanctuary, the research-based installation she curated in Athens in 2017 to discuss the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Europe and the return to identity politics.

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Body States and Cross-territorial Choreographies

Diana Damian analyses Manuel Pelmus and Alexandra Pirici’s Public Collection at Tate Modern in 2016, which addresses artistic labour and mobility to showcase Europeanness in contemporary performance.

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‘Die Kränkungen der Menschheit’, or, How to Intervene into Troubled Times

Azadeh Sharifi draws on Anta Helena Recke’s Die Kränkungen der Menschheit at Münchner Kammerspiele in 2019 to expose the exclusion of ethnic groups and migrants from the discourse on German identity.

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Theatre After #MeToo: Sexual Abuse and Institutional Change in Poland

Agnieszka Jakimiak confronts sexual abuse and mobbing in European theatre institutions looking at selected examples and her own theatre show, nosexnosolo from 2019 that focuses on Jan Fabre’s case.

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