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Dance

In New York, the artist untangles the intertwined histories of ballet, avant-garde visual art and clandestine gay life in mid-century America

By Lizzie Feidelson

Changing shapes and sizes on stage is a good move, but a complicated one

By Astrid Kaminski

From Shanghai to Dubai, a new history charts the frontiers where underground scenes battle big business for electronic dance music’s soul

By Tom Mouna

Angelica Mesiti’s films explore the myriad ways humans communicate

By Tom Jeffreys

A multi-faceted collaboration between Matthew Barney, Ragnar Kjartansson and the Iceland Dance Company reflects on ritual and religion

By Isobel Harbison

On the anniversary of the 2016 Orlando massacre, Brendan Fernandes reclaims the dancefloor as a site of resistance

By Ian Bourland

Playlist - 10 Jul 2017

Women film directors discuss antiheroes and archetypes; Joseph Campbell discusses the power of myth; dancers do the 'Frug' 

Remembering the choreographer who forever changed the landscape of art and dance

By Susan Rosenberg
Laboratory testing at Silicon Valley biotech start up Unity Biotechnology. Courtesy: the New Yorker; photograph: Grant Cornett

From eternal music to the secret of eternal life: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton
Paul Scheerbart, Nusi-Pusi, 1912. Courtesy: Berlinische Galerie/Kai-Annett Becker

From a short history of plagiarism to Trisha Brown's walk: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton

What are our bodies allowed to perform?

By Olivia Laing

On the award-winning dancer and choreographer Faustin Linyekula, who is funding a water-treatment facility in the Congolese city of Kisangani

By Sean O'Toole