Performing theoretical-artistic activism :::::::

Bojana Cvejić is performance theorist and maker, working in contemporary dance and performance also as dramaturg and performer. She has studied musicology and philosophy and published in performing arts, music, philosophy journals, magazines and anthologies and is author of two books, most recently “Beyond the Musical Work: Performative practice” (IKZS, Belgrade, 2007). With Jan Ritsema she has developed a theater practice in a number of performances since 1999 (a.o. TODAYulysses, 2000), and has collaborated with X. Le Roy, E. Salamon  M. Ingvartsen, C. De Smedt a.o.. Her own performance work includes directing five experimental opera performances, most recently Mozart’sDon Giovanni (BITEF, Belgrade, 2009)Cvejic has been active in teaching in a number of European educational programmes (e.g. P.A.R.T.S. in Brussels, SNDO in Amsterdam), as well as organizing independent platforms for theory and practice in performance: TkH Centar (=Walking Theory Center in Belgrade), PAF (performingARTSforum in St. Erme, France) and 6MONTHS1LOCATION (CCN in Montpellier). She is currently completing her PhD (“Choreography after Deleuze: Creating ‘Performative’ Concepts in Contemporary Dance in Europe”) at the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University. Since September 2009, she is teaching contemporary dance and performance subjects at the Utrecht University, Department of Media and Culture Studies. Upcoming publication (with A. T. De Keersmaeker): A Choreographer‘s Score, Mercatorfonds, Actes Sud, May 2012.