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Volume 13, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 2040-5669
  • E-ISSN: 2040-5677


This editorial discusses how performance and dance artists and theorists articulate and embody cohabitation and collaboration across geographies, cultural contexts and species. These current practices and concerns within the fields of dance, somatic practice and performance are contextualized here in relation to the current global, social and political context; societies living with COVID-19 and with the current or impending effects of the climate crisis. This discussion provides the basis for an introduction to the contributions featured in this edition of .


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