Other years have been more exciting, I think, but this one has had its share of remarkable performances, including a few thrilling ones. Here, in no particular order, are the ones that really stood out, for one reason or another.
Tag - En Atendant
...I think it’s safe to say that she is an artist who follows her obsessions with a tenacity that is both admirable and frequently defeating.
...for all that, the experience of watching En Atendant and Cesena was not an arid one. Instead, the two works managed to build an ascetic aura, like witnessing (or even taking part in) a kind of monastic ritual.
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s diptych - hinged by the night - is a paean to medievalism which emphasises the crucial aspects of those times.
I can’t help but feel cheated at missing this day into dusk on a summer’s evening in Avignon and waking up to its counterpart the next morning.