Margaret Thatcher and The Mob

by HRM on June 16, 2012

The Mob is two girls from Sweden who, under this alias, tell stories of another world – this world – with their bodies and voices. Both Emma-Cecilia Ajanki and Julia Giertz were educated at the Danish National School of Contemporary Dance and have been invited to dance and art residencies all over the world.


When You’re Strange

by HRM on March 21, 2012

I’ve entitled this talk “When You’re Strange” because what I would like to discuss is how the experience of living outside one’s language, and of being immersed in another tongue, can and inevitably does change one’s mother tongue or in the very least one’s relationship to it.


Chocolat: Clown Negre

by HRM on March 16, 2012

Chocolat: Clown Nègre tells the true story of Rafael Padilla, a former slave born in Cuba who became the first black artist in France. Rafael captivated Parisian audiences in the Belle Epoque through his talents as a singer, dancer and clown, working under the stage name of ‘Chocolat’…


The Passive Collective

by HRM on February 28, 2012

I first met Lendl Barcelos by the fountain in the Place Saint Sulpice. This is the same square that Perec exhausts in his book Tentative d’épuisement d’un lieu Parisien, but this is not important.


Marianne Chargois

by HRM on January 19, 2012

Marianne Chargois, contorsionist, actress and sex worker, performs her daily life and nourishes her stage work with her experiences. She works essentially with strangers that remain strange, and occasionally with familiar faces that remain so.


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