This text explores choreographic and dramaturgical ideas and methods in the performances of the Croatian collective BADco. It illuminates them within a distinctive poetics of performance—“non-aligned” with either Western or Eastern European cultural legacies—as a kind of thought that produces art, while it also looks past art into society.
A Parallel Slalom from BADco: In Search of a Poetics of Problems
Bojana Cvejić is a performance and dance scholar, a philosopher, and a performance maker. She is the author of several books, most recently Choreographing Problems: Expressive Concepts in European Contemporary Dance and Performance (Palgrave, 2015) and Public Sphere by Performance cowritten with Ana Vujanović (b_books, 2015, second edition).
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Bojana Cvejić; A Parallel Slalom from BADco: In Search of a Poetics of Problems. Representations 1 November 2016; 136 (1): 21–35. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2016.136.1.21
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