IF
I
CAN’T
DANCE,
IF
I
CAN’T
DANCE,
I DON’T WANT TO BE PART OF YOUR REVOLUTION

ABOUT

 

Established in 2005, If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution is an art organisation dedicated to exploring the evolution and typology of performance and performativity in contemporary art. We do this through the development, production, and presentation of commissioned projects with artists, curators, and researchers on the basis of long-term collaboration and support.

 

On a day-to-day basis we operate out of a production office in Amsterdam, using the flexibility it provides us to move and adapt, as each production requires. We present our projects through an ever-evolving network of partner institutions in the Netherlands and abroad, creating the conditions for each project to have a meaningful trajectory of presentations, and for diverse audiences to have access to these.

 

We aim to approach performance through an understanding of it as an inherently interdisciplinary form, and produce work that ranges from live performance to film to installations. Uniting our projects is a critical consideration of space, time, and the body (in all of its manifestations). Through our programme of commissions we aim to support practitioners at pivotal stages in their career, and to represent intergenerational, international, and intersectional positions.

 

Contact

 

If I Can’t Dance,
I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution

Westerdok 606–608

1013 BV Amsterdam

The Netherlands

T: +31(0)203378711

 

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General inquiries: office@ificantdance.org

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Opening hours

 

For dates and times of our events please visit the programme pages.

 

The archive is open by appointment on Mondays and Wednesdays.

 

The office is open Monday to Thursday from 10–18hr.

 

The office is on the ground floor and wheelchair friendly.

Team

 

Marcel van den Berg

Communication and IT Assistance

 

Frédérique Bergholtz

Director

 

Anik Fournier

Archive and Research

 

Susan Gibb

Curator

 

Annick Kleizen

Corpus Coordinator

 

Ariadne Urlus

Business Coordinator

 

Miriam Wistreich

Curatorial Intern

 

 

Support

 

If I Can’t Dance is financially supported by the Mondriaan Fund, the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, the AFK (Amsterdam Fund for the Arts), and Ammodo.

 

 

The additional financial partnerships underlying the individual productions are mentioned in the programme pages.

 

If I Can’t Dance and the Supervisory Board comply with the Cultural Governance Code.

Supervisory board

 

Linda van Deursen

 

Ulrike Erbslöh

Treasurer

 

Patricia Kaersenhout

 

Wendelien van Oldenborgh

 

Gabriëlle Schleijpen

Chair

 

 

ANBI

 

If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution is a non-profit foundation with ANBI status in the Netherlands.

Commercial Register KVK: 34287147

RSIN/ANBI: 8186797

VAT Identification Number: NL818679748 B01

IBAN: NL66INGB0005022462

 

Year report 2017

 

 

Affiliations

 

If I Can’t Dance is member of De Zaak Nu and POI (Platform Ontwikkelinstellingen Amsterdam). If I Can’t Dance’s office is part of Station Westerdok.

 

 

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I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution

 

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