October 29th 2013 Zofia Cielątkowska: You are most of the time considered as a performance artist, but at the same time in many interviews you emphasize your … Continue reading // Talk With Carolee Schneemann (2013) // “My work evolved with risk and uncertainty.”
Magazyn Szum, 5/2016 Zofia Cielątkowska: I start with the idea of hierarchy and structure. I mean, in one of the interviews you talk about your distance to this concept … Continue reading // Interview with Boris Charmatz (2016) // “I love and I hate dance that is why I’m a dancer”. “I love contradictions! […]”
Text published in Tique art paper 22/February/2018 https://www.tique.art/paper/artists/xavier-le-roy/ Zofia Cielatkowska: At the beginning of your path as a dancer and choreographer you didn’t really want to indicate that you are a scientist, but finally – with a little bit of story – you have used this information in your bio. Then, for the next following years – to a certain extent – it has became a ‘label’. How do you look at it from today’s perspective? Xavier Le Roy: In the first work [The Product of Circumstances, 1999 ] I decided to use this information in order to give it … Continue reading Interview with Xavier Le Roy (2018) // A visitor in an exhibition can walk in the space while in the theater a spectator seats on a chair //
Text on Zorka’s projet Ophelias. Iconography of Madness More about Zorka For centuries, women have occupied a unique place in the annals of insanity. Women outnumber men in diagnoses of madness, from the “hysteria” of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, … Continue reading // Madness and Holiness (2017) // Akin to holiness, madness is situated amongst the practices or within the phenomenon of “otherness,” yet, at the same time, it still belongs to the sphere of a given community or group.
* Zofia Cielątkowska, Too Close, “Punkt” 14, 2014, p. 316-325. The body – its stamina, sexuality, every, day existence, and commonality – definitely remains in the … Continue reading // Too Close – An Essay on Intimacy (2014) // “What, however, makes it remain “too close” yet without transcending the flimsy borderline and not being regarded as pornography? “
*Jul 11, 2015, Interview published in Contemporary Lynx Zofia Cielątkowska: My first impression after listening to No More Stories (2015) was that it is an absence, … Continue reading // The Sound Is Not Enough – Talk with Wojtek Blecharz (2015) // “In general, I compose very personal music and I am not afraid to admit it”.
“Obieg” Magazine, 7/2014* Zofia Cielątkowska:Tell me more about your project or rather presentation which we can see at the Jewish Museum. There are different stone pictures, … Continue reading // Element of invisibility – talk with Luísa Nóbrega (2014) // “Somehow when we get closer to history paradoxically we realize more and more how far we are from a throughout understanding.”