“Orașul vorbește”: Simona Deaconescu and the body as image

“Orașul vorbește”: Simona Deaconescu and the body as image

Choreographer Simona Deaconescu returns as a teacher in the Dance and Performance Academy, second edition, after the success she had in the first edition. Choreomaniacs, the performance she created together with the Academy’s students, was selected for the international Aerowaves Twenty22 programme and was presented at the opening of the Aerowaves Spring Forward festival on 28 April this year in Elefsina (Greece). Simona’s artistic universe lies at the intersection of dance, film, science and technology. Simona Deaconescu creates performances, performative and multimedia installations, as well as dance films, and is the co-founder of the only dance film festival in Romania.

Creator: Luana Pleșea
Producer: Gabriela Mitan
Host: Andra Petrariu

Dance Diary, part of the broadcast “Orașul vorbește”, is the result of a collaboration between the CNDB Academy of Dance and Performance and Radio Romania Cultural.

The Academy of Dance and Performance is part of the South-East European Dance Stations (SEEDS) project, coordinated by the National Center for Dance Bucharest and carried out in partnership with the Brain Store Project Foundation (Sofia) and Stanica – Service for Contemporary Dance (Belgrade) in the period between 2022 and 2025. The SEEDS project is co-financed by the European Union through the Creative Europe program. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.

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