Sasha Waltz & Guests’ Continu comes to BAM on December 4. Context is everything, so get even closer to the production with this curated selection of articles and videos related to the show. After you've attended the show, let us know what you thought below and by posting on social media using #SashaWaltz.
“Giving Shape to An Explosion: Sasha Waltz with Edgard Varèse” (BAM Blog)
Who needs end-of-the-world pyrotechnics when you have the music of Varèse?
Sasha Waltz on Continu (LaMonnaie.be)
Emotion vies with reason, the individual vies with groups, and music abounds in Waltz’s latest.
Sasha Waltz on Architecture, Music, and Dance (ExeuntMagazine.com)
Continu originated from two earlier, site-specific works: one for the Neue Museum Berlin and another for Zaha Hadid’s MAXXI Museum in Rome.
“Sasha Waltz: Living Her Work” (CulturalWeekly.com)
An intimate portrait of Waltz.
Watch & Listen
VideoTrailer for Architectural Dialogues (ArchDaily.com)
Watch clips from the project that gave birth to Continu.
Architectural Dialogues: Dialogue 9 (NeuesMuseum.com)
Take a virtual tour through Waltz’s site-specific work staged at the Neue Museum Berlin.
Iannis Xenakis, “Rebonds B” (YouTube)
A percussionist tackles Xenakis’ turbulent work, performed live in Continu.
Now your turn...
What did you think? What struck you most about the dancer’s movement? Was Continu like other Waltz productions you might have seen? Tell us what's on your mind in the comments below and on social media using #SashaWaltz.