When thinking about dance dramaturgy, one might think at some black-boxed process happening in some transcendental space. I think dramaturgy is nothing but practice. Entering the dramaturgical process is entering what Karen Knorr Cetina calls “lack of completeness”, referring to research objects. Our research object in the dance and dramaturgical practice is constantly unfolding before… Continue reading There is no need to invoke hidden structures
Report during the Fabulation for Future conference. September 2021 Exploring the dramaturgy of things I refer explicitly to the paper by Thomas Nagel “What is it like to be a bat”. The dramaturg is seen as a strange animal. The problem is here how we can be conscious to be dramaturges and to practice dramaturgy… Continue reading What is it like to be a dramaturg?
It has been a long time since I last posted something. September was a pretty full month: the conference Fabulation for Future (my very first conference as a speaker!), a 5-days-workshop about the programming language P5, the Festival Venere in Teatro in Venice and Wam! in Faenza, which I co-curated, and on the top of… Continue reading Before the pandemic
During the month of August 2021 I had the chance to organize a first attempt of dramaturgy workshop within a research context. As preliminary assignment, I asked the participants to come with five keywords they could instinctively connect to the practice of dance dramaturgy. Here is what they come up with. I grouped them in… Continue reading What is for you dance dramaturgy?
Let’s start, in the middle of things. I was planning to publish another kind of post, namely a video introducing my research and this website. I had already shot a video and I needed to write some text and voice it over. Today, instead, I decided to write something about dance dramaturgy, according to a… Continue reading In medias res