Interview with Beatriz Calvo-Merino, part 2: Science and Dance, Brain and Movement

February 24, 2011

This is the second part of the interview with Beatriz Calvo-Merino. Read the first part here: Interview with Beatriz Calvo-Merino, part 1: Dance + Neurons = Dance Neuroaesthetics


Photo above: Beatriz Calvo-Merino by Tom Medak (cc)
Photo bellow: Sylvie Guillem, photographer unknown

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Interview with Beatriz Calvo-Merino, part 1: Dance + Neurons = Dance Neuroaesthetics

February 23, 2011

Dr. Beatriz Calvo-Merino for the end of topics and series of interviews regarding dance, movement,  science and technology driven by neurons, muscles, bones, and ideas.

She gave a lecture titled ‘Dancing in the brain: the neuroaesthetic of performing arts’ during coldly December in Zagreb, as a part of the Cognitive of the Performative programme by the Centre for Drama Art aka cdu.


Photo above: Beatriz Calvo-Merino, by Tom Medak (cc)
Photo bellow: Human Brain, taken from

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Interview with Thomas Dumke: On CYNETart and new media performance

January 28, 2010

Back in October I spoke with Thomas Dumke about CYNETart Festival and performative arts in the context of new media art. Our conversation was possible thanks to Sonja Lebos from,  Association for Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Research, based in Zagreb. Sonja’s organization is deeply rooted in architecture, urbanism and new media art.

thomas_dumke.jpgThomas Dumke with the background by Monolake Live Surround
Taken from

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Body cinema: Denis Darzacq Photographer

July 8, 2009

It’s time to start with presentations of dance photography and photographers on my blog… It’s been a long time since I blogged on Christopher Doyle, photographer inspired by dance in Asia… This time, I have picked up short documentary ‘Several inches above the asphalt’ on great French photographer Denis Darzacq to see his process of working…

The name of photographer Denis Darzacq became for gallerists and curators really a must have name, cause his photos got a lot of fairly deserved attention… Dancers in shops or urban streets flying around in ordinary clothes with unusual positions of their body parts…

d_darzacq1.jpgFrom ‘La chite’ series, Denis Darzacq (c)

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