Tuesday, April 17, 2012

new choreography - taking to the street

as Occupy Wall Street are coming back to the streets, new choreographies are learned, also after the experience of the police brutality tactics of e.g. Denver and Oakland last year.
this goes to show why the arts are such a powerful business and why elites/governments over centuries and millennia have sought ways to limit or eliminate them, most recently with the so-called austerity-measures, but also by taking away free spaces through growing commercialization, devaluation of labour-wages against rising costs of living, banning or re-criminalizing squatting (as happened in 2010 in the Netherlands)
"Our biggest mistake was teaching them to read. We won't do that again." (from Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale)
the mixture of dance in the streets and politics are reaching new dimensions and fruitition ...
good be with us all


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