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Trisha Brown Dance Company, Tate Modern & Queen Elizabeth Hall | reviews, news & interviews

Trisha Brown Dance Company, Tate Modern & Queen Elizabeth Hall

Trisha Brown Dance Company, Tate Modern & Queen Elizabeth Hall

Magical dance takes flight among the sculptures - and Q&A with Brown

'Glacial Decoy': 'It’s a dance where time dances without passing, somehow. Magical.'© Julieta Cervantes/SBC

A snaky conga of women in white pantsuits snuggling their loins together in a Spanish dance, and wiggling their way along a wall behind a Joseph Beuys installation may well be one of the indelible sights of my dance year. Mine, and that of only a few dozen other people, who happened to be in the right Tate Modern gallery at the right moment when this extraordinary little event took place.

A snaky conga of women in white pantsuits snuggling their loins together in a Spanish dance, and wiggling their way along a wall behind a Joseph Beuys installation may well be one of the indelible sights of my dance year. Mine, and that of only a few dozen other people, who happened to be in the right Tate Modern gallery at the right moment when this extraordinary little event took place.

Brown’s early "dance actions" were staged among "action art", the objects and the fragments of dance joining up in exhilarating congruity

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