Katarzyna Słoboda i Sonia Nieśpiałowską-Owczarek, Muzeum Sztuki w Łodzi _ Prezentation of reader You come, we’ll show you what we do. On dance improvisation

The book “You come, we’ll show you what we do. On dance improvisation” published on the occasion of the exhibition that took place in Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland. It will be the first book on improvisation to be published in Poland and one of the very few publications concerned with contemporary dance that are available in polish language. Presentation of the reader consisting of the 25 texts (translated into polish for the first time or edited anew for the sake of the publication) will be point of departure for discussing the basis and roots but also contemporaneous improvisational practiced in dance, included in the program of Festival with film projections, performances and performance lecture.

Authors: Michael Anker, Alain Badiou, Sally Banes, Curtis L. Carter, Zofia Maria Cielątkowska, Gilles Deleuze, Kai Van Eikels, Simone Forti, Susan Leigh Foster, Juliusz Grzybowski, Anna Halprin, Brian Holmes, Gabriela Karolczak, Jean-Luc Nancy, Cynthia J. Novack, Steve Paxton, Peggy Phelan, Yvonne Rainer, Nancy Stark Smith

Publication is co-financed by the Institute of Music and Dance.