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by Nora Amin

A solo performance by Nora Amin, that is also a personal testimony of the author, choreographer and director, who traces her own body history between Egypt and Germany. She searches for an artistic language that embodies both trauma and the ecstasy of liberation, and allows for communal dancing as an intimate and decolonial practice beyond the categorizations of white economies.

Voix Polyphoniques

Singing, dreaming while playing, playing to dream while singing. Video from La Belle Équipe.

We congratulate Patricia Ariza on her appointment as Colombia's Minister of Culture.

"Theatre director and playwright Patricia Ariza has been appointed by President-elect Gustavo Petro as the new Minister of Culture. She is a feminist artist who has worked for years with marginalised communities, who has been a militant on the left, who is close to movements of independent artists, and who was one of the pioneers of what in Colombia was called the New Theatre."

"Wherever you are walking"

Helen Chadwick launches her new album, "Wherever you are walking".

Performance Research Journal, Vol. 28, No. 2

The topic of ‘invasion’, in the context of the current world order, is an apt topic for an issue of Performance Research. We call for submissions to ‘On Invasion’ to consider the idea and reality of invasions – of communities and nations, of the body, the imagination and the environment, and of artistic response.


The Fondazione Barba Varley has created its own YouTube channel with video documentation of the foundation's  activities.

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On May 3rd we will celebrate this anniversary with all those who have collaborated with VP over the years, and who have accompanied and supported us. And we will imagine the next 30 years!

new album from Helen Chadwick

I am so excited to announce that the new album will be launched in early May.

It features Dave Camlin, Victoria Couper, Sharon Durant, Joshua Green, Bex Mather and Katherine Zeserson.

Call for contributions

Contributions including essays, poetry, personal narratives, and more are invited for an edited collection with the working title "Mothering in a Time of Climate Change Precarity".

We support our brave arts partners in Ukraine, Teatr Zoloti Vorota & Art Prostir Gamak