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Hai Cohen: “I Would Like to See Good Dance, Period”

Hai Cohen, co-manager with Tali Wertheim at Vertigo Power of Balance in Israel, discusses making improvisational and accessible dance spaces in Israel, as well as how he would like to see more good dance in general.

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Isabel Cristina Jiménez: “Dance is Freedom”

Isabel Cristina Jiménez, a plastic artist and butoh dancer with Manusdea Antropología Escénica in Bogotá, Colombia, shares some of her favorite performances and how dance allows her to feel space and freedom.

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Nastija Fijolič: “Judge Me as A Dancer, Not as A Wheelchair Dancer”

“I love to compete in para dance even though I know I will not win because I know they will judge me as a dancer, not as a wheelchair dancer.” Slovenian para dancer Nastija Fijolič shares some of her frustrations with aspects of para dance sport but why it is ultimately her home and community.

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Lusi Insiati: “To Be Accepted as We Are”

“My dream is for my disability friends to access any type of dance and that we can be accepted as we are.” Lusi Insiati, a dancer in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, shares her experience finding and pursuing dance through the inclusive dance troupe Nalitari.

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Hanna Cormick: “Not What My Body Does, But What My Body Is”

“My work is no longer about what my body produces; it’s not what my body does, but what my body is.” Australian performance artist Hanna Cormick discusses how her artistic practice has become a reclamation of body through radical visibility.

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