Artist Talk Social Choreography and Performing the Self

Bojana Cvejić © Kaai Theater

Mon, 01/23/2017

Sector 2337

2337 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago IL

Bojana Cvejić talks about her work

Bojana Cvejić (born in Belgrade, Serbia) is a performance theorist and performance maker based in Brussels. A co-founding member of TkH editorial collective, Cvejić received her PhD in philosophy from the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy, London and MA and BA degrees in musicology and aesthetics from University of Arts, Belgrade.

Her latest books are Choreographing Problems: Expressive Concepts in European Contemporary Dance and Performance (Palgrave, Basingstoke 2015), Drumming & Rain: A Choreographer’s Score, (with A.T.De Keersmaeker Mercator, Brussels, 2014), and Public Sphere by Performance (with A. Vujanović b_books, Berlin, 2012). 
In 2013, Cvejić co-curated the exhibition Danse-Guerre at Musée de la danse, Rennes in the frame of which she made two videos “… in a non-wimpy way” (with Steve Paxton) and “Yvonne Rainer’s WAR”.  In 2014, she devised a choreography and lecture program titled Spatial Confessions for Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall.

Cvejić is Associate Professor in Dance Theory at the Oslo National Academy of Arts and Professor in Philosophy of Art at Faculty for Media and Communication, University Singidunum (Belgrade). Her current research focuses on social choreography, technologies of the self, and time and rhythm in performance poetics and current forms of life and work.

 

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