This is the second part of the interview with Marija Scekic. Read the first part here: On New Media and Science in Dance
Photo above: Little Tragedy, choreography and dance by Marija Scekic
Photo bellow: Human Error, both photos by Nina Durdevic
Choreographer and dancer Marija Scekic is the founder and Artistic Director of Histeria NOVA Artistic organization. She was professionally trained in classical ballet, contemporary dance and butoh, she studied choreography and contemporary dance at Concordia University in Montréal (Canada).
Her interest in combining movements, science and technology initially triggered this interview since we have spent many, many hours discussing about it…
Photo above by Sandra Vitaljic (c), Marija Scekic in Shadow
Photo bellow by Sandra Vitaljic (c), Marija Scekic in Human Error
I simply can’t believe I’ve found this film! ‘Evidentia (evidence) – 1 film (4) conceived by Sylvie Guillem’ is an art documentary about my favorite dance hacker – Sylvie Guillem.
A classical ballet dancer with internationally successful career who switched off to contemporary dance by blowing the stage off with her elasticity… I already blogged about issues regarding retired ballet dancers about two yearz ago (52 Percent) with a special accent on Guillem as a role model. Also, she’s been mentioned in my interview with Dr. Beatriz Calvo-Merino as her favorite dancer.
Sylvie Guillem (c)
Steve Paxton‘s video selection tonight in Body cinema screenings… to shake our frozen necks and ‘ready for the winter hibernation’ bodies…
Photo above: Steve Paxton in The Beast taken by Julieta Cervantes (c)
Photo bellow: from MFS as base for improvisation – water