In 1994, she majored in Philosophy and Compared Literature from the University of Ljubljana. In 2002, she obtained her PhD in Philosophy with a thesis entitled ‘’Philosophy, aesthetics and art, between the organic and the technological, the aesthetics of the body and the art of post-modernism’’.
She is a Tenured Professor at the Institute of Applied Theater Studies/ATW-Institut für Angewandte Theaterwissenschaft, University Justus-Liebig at Giessen, where she runs the International Choreography and Performance Masters Program.
She gives lectures, seminars and laboratories in different academic institutions and European artistic organizations.
She is a member of the editorial committee at Maska Magazine, Amfiteater and Performance Research.
Some of her publications include Impossible Body (1999), Dangerous Connections: Body, Philosophy and Relation to the Artificial (2004), Processes of Work and Collaboration in Contemporary Performance (2006), Performance and Labour (2012, ed. with Gabriele Klein), Umetnik na delu (Maska 2012), and Artist At Work-Proximity of Art and Capitalism (2015).
Seminar by Bojana Kunst and Eugenia Cadús*
Labor and Dance: On movement, work and leisure
The seminar will focus on some chapters of the artist’s book Artist at Work, Proximity of Art and explore in depth different performances to analyze the notion of ‘’labor’’ from different perspectives.
*Eugenia Cadús is a professor at UBA and a postdoctoral fellow at CONICET. She carries out her work at the Instituto de Historia del Arte Argentino y Latinoamericano (FFyL-UBA), where she runs the Grupo de Estudios de Danza Argentina y Latinoamericana.
May 13th to 18th
17 to 22 hs. May 18th
9 to 14 hs.
Bojana Kunst from May 16th and 17th from 17 to 20 hs. and May 18th from 9 to 12 hs. Eugenia Cadús from May 13th to 15th from 17 to 22 hs., May 16th and 17th from 20 to 22 hs. and May 18th from 12 to 14 hs.
Free admission for this activity except for those requesting school credits given that itqualifies as a postgraduate seminar.
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Inside the Practice: Some Thoughts on the Body of a Dancer and the concept of labor.
The lecture will address the political potentiality of the dancing body, focusing particularly on the notion of practice. The work of some young choreographers will be taken as a reference, challenging the formats of performance representation and exchange.