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HOW CAN WE SHIFT PERSPECTIVES AS A PLATFORM, AS ARTISTS, AS AUDIENCE?
HOW CAN WE SHIFT PERSPECTIVES AS A PLATFORM, AS ARTISTS, AS AUDIENCE?
HOW CAN WE SHIFT PERSPECTIVES AS A PLATFORM, AS ARTISTS, AS AUDIENCE?
HOW CAN WE SHIFT PERSPECTIVES AS A PLATFORM, AS ARTISTS, AS AUDIENCE?
HOW CAN WE SHIFT PERSPECTIVES AS A PLATFORM, AS ARTISTS, AS AUDIENCE?

We are proud to present you the brand new identity of Dancing on the Edge: our new website, logo’s and our very own DOTE font. As of January 2022, DOTE is feeling fresh and ready for a new chapter. Have fun exploring!

Dancing on the Edge

Dancing on the Edge is an artistic platform and festival that moves between different borders, bodies, histories and (pre)conceptions. We seek to challenge singular narratives with exciting and new artistic formats to engage both artists and spectators.

We are based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and work both locally and globally, specifically –but not exclusively- with artists and practitioners from the West Asia and North Africa region and its diaspora. Every two years, we invite our audiences for a multidisciplinary and multi-city festival to embark with us on a personal and collective journey unpacking themes and urgencies. We present and (co-)produce work and programs that are original, layered and relevant. Our next festival will take place in 2022. We are working with the overarching theme Rituals of Change for this festival and in the months leading up to it.

Beyond the festival, there is an ongoing program of performances, gatherings, collaborative projects and online workshops throughout the year. Dancing on the Edge (DOTE) also offers opportunities for professionals, and we have our own Online Magazine!

Please go to How We Work… to read about our values and focus points, how we are (de-)constructing the festival (and platform) to embrace collective experience, and how we see form and content as intertwined.

“The future of our civil societies lies in true connection and this is exactly what Dancing on the Edge aims to do. Connection between interdisciplinary and international artists, between the audience and artists (we are all experts), but also connecting to oneself” – Artist Festival 2019
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Calendar

June 30, 2022

Rituals of Change: Deep Listening

online | ZOOM
19:00
July 28, 2022

Rituals of Change: Deep Listening

online | ZOOM
19:00
August 25, 2022

Rituals of Change: Deep Listening

online | ZOOM
19:00
DOTE Magazine

The latest

  • When time and space are being called
    on November 4, 2021

    In October 2021 we started a research series called Rituals of Change which follows on from an […]

  • Sense of Place
    on December 23, 2020

    Familiar place but never visited Often seems abandoned deserted […]

  • The Good Stuff Doesn’t Sit Still
    on December 23, 2020

    I AM OUTSIDE AND FEEL THE FRESH AIR IN MY NOSE. THE LEAVES OF THE LETTUCE ARE IN MY WET HAND. Het […]

  • Decolonizing Rituals
    on December 23, 2020

    Activation A CANDLE, Feeling lonely [wanting] to connect with others MATCHES DRUMS. Lost tape of […]

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