Beginning in the 50s, contemporary dance followed modern dance and can be defined in a thousand ways because it is extensive and constantly updated.
She refuses to tradition, it is not tradition, it has no tradition. Each choreographer, dancer each has its own language, its own style. Contemporary dance creates a break with what we used to believe, think, imagine. Contemporary dance is a sort of alternative representation of the world, a question, a re-questioning of the senses.