Pina Bausch’s Kontakthof: Every Moment of Every Day Matters

Pina Bausch’s Kontakthof, on show at Sadler’s Wells until the 6th of February, is a piece of dance theatre that deals with the every moment of every day. It is as current today as when it was premiered in 1978, because the essence of the daily in the human interactions, with oneself and the others, has not changed much. Bausch dissects what seems to be a civilised event unearthing a war zone: micro-aggression, judgemental comments, escalating to physical violence and gang rape. She rips bare the beast in us and the caring and supportive quality we can…




Escapadas is a Cultural Magazine about Art, Ideas, Food and Lifestyle for the Intrepid.

Recommended from Medium


The Great War — Payette

My Top Works by Eileen Agar

Passion & Fragility

Navigating Spaces in Africa’s Creative Quarters — A journey from Jamestown to Sophiatown

West Chelsea Contemporary Presents Duel Diagnosis Featuring Works By Artistic Duo Dave Navarro And…

Commissioned yoga bow pose drawing on mid tone paper for a surprise birthday gift

Let’s Take A Moment To Appreciate This Year’s Awful Art Restorations

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Lorenzo Belenguer

Lorenzo Belenguer

Artist #Minimalism / Editor Escapadas Ideas Mag / MA #Ethics & #AI / #NonBinary / Paper on AI bias mitigation on Springer

More from Medium

Healing through film — The story of Hive

All that is gold does not glitter

Breaking Barriers: Q&A on women in the arts

Judah’s “Legends” Playlist