Att skriva dansen och dansa skriften

Image from rehearsals at Spinnstudion.

Att skriva dansen och dansa skriften

Att skriva dansen och dansa skriften (To write dance and to dance writing) is a interdisciplinary investigatory collaboration project initiated and run by Författarcentrum Väst in Gothenburg. The project deals with the choreography of text using dance and the written word as the starting point, asking questions like. “How can we work with queer perspectives and gender perspectives in a dialogue between dance and writing?”. It has a HBTQL theme, focusing on relations between people of all ages, different gender identities, with and without disabilities.

Att skriva dansen och dansa skriften is an investigatory process between dance and writing. Arta dn theory as well as meetings between different countries, digitally and eventually physical. The project includes authors from the western parts of Sweden, England, Norway and Iceland, plus Danskompaniet Spinn. Att skriva dansen och dansa skriften is a cooperation between Författarcentrum Väst, UNESCO City of Literature in Reykjavik and New Writing North in Newcastle as well as Norsk Forfattersentrum, Oslo.

The project starts in Gothenburg on September 25th 2019 and ends in Oslo in May 2020.

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Att skriva dansen och dansa skriften (Writing dance and dancing scripture) is a interdisciplinary investigatory collaboration project initiated and run by Författarcentrum Väst in Gothenburg.

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