Sara Leme, 2020, Portugal

Dancing body

Celebrating passages is at the core of what makes us human, especially rituals of passage such as birth and death. In a digital, secularized age, how do we deal with and physically experience a dead body? While the living performs rituals of remembrance, in parallel time, the dead ‘choreograph’ their process of decay. Where does decay remain, and what is the Danse Macabre of today?