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Jeroen Peeters BE

Jeroen Peeters is a writer, dramaturge and performer based in Brussels. He has published widely on contemporary dance and performance, art theory and philosophy, including a book on spectatorship in contemporary dance, Through the Back: Situating Vision between Moving Bodies (2014). Interested in documenting the ‘languages of making’, Peeters set up several dialogical projects with artists in the field of contemporary dance, which resulted for instance in a book in collaboration with Meg Stuart, Are we here yet? (2010). Peeters regularly engages in artistic collaborations with among others Julien Bruneau, deufert+plischke, Mette Edvardsen, Jack Hauser, Sabina Holzer, Heike Langsdorf, Martin Nachbar, Meg Stuart and Jozef Wouters. Collaborative performance works include Anarchiv #1: I am not a zombie (2009) with deufert+plischke and Marcus Steinweg; Die Unbändigen (2012) with Jack Hauser, Satu Herrala and Sabina Holzer. With Jozef Wouters he created The Metaphors (2015), a lecture performance on the use of text and image in the debate on climate change. Together with Martin Nachbar he made Der Choreoturg (2016), a fabulatory performance attempt to reforest the theatre. Peeters has taught physical dramaturgy and performance analysis in various institutions, including HZT Berlin, AMCh Amsterdam, Institute for Applied Theatre Studies in Giessen and University of the Arts Helsinki.