Many dance artists and cultural workers today are confronted with the
contradictions in the practices and lives oscillating between nomadism and
national policies and transnational migrations. How to make these
productive is an important question for the reflection upon dance and
performance at the
moment. The arts world is strongly affected by the consequences of what we
‘globalisation’. How do artists relate to the overriding imperative of
mobility? How do
they experience international residencies and production facilities? How do
their artistic autonomy? What is the impact of migration on local artistic
Which are the new artistic identities and practices emerging in
What about nomadism, belonging, alienation?
Urged by these questions, the platform for dance and performance
) set up the project B-Chronicles in
collaboration with Meg
Stuart/Damaged Goods. Curated by Jeroen Peeters and Myriam Van Imschoot,
B-Chronicles encompasses a sociological and artistic research based on
various people of the Brussels dance community, publications in Etcetera,
Sarma, the creation of a community game, lectures, performance and video
can follow the different tracks of B-Chronicles on the website www.b-chronicles.be.
Concerned with context, Sarma seeks collaborations with different
places in which this research can be shared, such as Kaaitheater.
Responding to the
specific context of Brussels, Sarma presents B-Chronicles at
Kaaitheaterstudios with a
series of interventions that explore the notion of ‘community’.