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ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY DANCE FESTIVAL

SOLO?

A special significance has been attributed to the "solo" in dance, theater and visual arts in 20th century. The so-called founding "mothers" of modern dance have been listed under the same grade of importance in all dance history books: Isadora Duncan, Loie Fuller, Ruth St. Denis, Mary Wigman...

Images of these figures as "unique and free women" enthralled their contemporaries and proceeding generations in terms of their personalities, scandals around and about them, and their attitudes against political events much more than their works ever did.

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