Dramaturg Zee Hartmann and choreographer Marjana Krajač will present the newly published publication, CHOREOGRAPHIC JOURNAL: seeing / vidjeti, a collection of essays about the artistic process, its reflections and subsequent communications. This publication aims to open up spaces for possible thinking about dance as an assortment of different phenomena that, in its totality, are constituting choreographic work and its various fields of significance. The presentation will include a talk with both of the authors.
Marjana Krajač is one of the most prominent Croatian choreographers and the author of numerous choreographic works and research projects. The recipient of multiple awards, the most recent being the Croatian Theatre Award for outstanding choreographic achievement and the Annual Award of the Croatian Dance Artists Association for the choreographic achievement of the year. Often collaborating with different generations of dance artists, Marjana continuously expands her artistic work by focusing on invested choreographic thinking and profound understandings of the nature of dance.
Zee Hartmann is a dramaturg and author from Cape Town, South Africa. She holds degrees from Beloit College in Wisconsin (BA Dance) and from Sarah Lawrence College in New York (MFA Dance). She also held a full-time position as the Head Archivist for the Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation in New York from 2011-2013. In 2018 Zee will graduate with an MA in Dramaturgy from the University of Cape Town. Zee is currently working on developing and collecting dramaturgical strategies rooted in negative feedback systems. She currently resides in Amsterdam.