Bara Kolenc

Photo: Nada Žgank / Archive: City of Women
Occupation Choreography, Dance, Theory
Art fields Installation, Theatre, Dance, Documentary theatre, Contemporary dance, Theory, Philosophy, Interdisciplinary Art, Pedagogy
Born 1978, SFR Jugoslavija / SR Slovenija, ex-Yugoslavia
City and country of residence Slovenia
Homepage Bara Kolenc
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Biography

 

Dr. Bara Kolenc is an independent artist and philosopher from Ljubljana. Her fields of work are performative, interdisciplinary and visual arts. She got her bachelors degree (philosophy and comparative literture) and her PhD in philosophy from the Faculty of Arts at the University of Ljubljana. Her theoretical work focuses on theoretical psychoanalysis and structuralism, while also developing theory on performative art in a general sense that points out the problem of repetition.

 

In the field of theory, she has published works in magazines such as Problemi, Maska, Kultura and has participated on conferences and lectures. In the year 2014 she published her book Ponavljanje in uprizoritev: Kierkegaard, psihoanaliza, gledališče at Analecta.

 

She is the author of numerous theatre performance, solo performances, performative acts, installations, lectures and lecture-performances. In collaboration with KUD Pozitiv she created many successful theatre performances as a mentor/educator of high school students.

 

Kolenc is the co-founder of KUD Samosvoj (1999) and founding member and initiator of the Threshold (2009) collective and the international and activist O-jej/Eat-art Collective (2012).

 

Source: Translation based on Koreografski imenik, Emanat

Artwork

Documentation

Kolenc, Bara, Deleuze Repeated, City of Women, Ljubljana, 12 October 2007, 88' 24"

Publication

Umetniška dela

Type Open work, Solo dance performance, Contemporary dance, Statement
Date 11 October 2008
City of production Ljubljana
Format 720x576
Duration 02:32

A performance inspired by the extraordinary life and talent of the Slovenian sculptress Karla Bulovec. In the name of art, her extremely bohemian life with husband and dramatist Ivan Mrak renounced everything – comfort, home, family,[]

Type Open work, Solo dance performance, Contemporary dance
Date 11 October 2008 – 13 October 2008
City of production Ljubljana
Format 720x576
Duration 56:15

A performance inspired by the extraordinary life and talent of the Slovenian sculptress Karla Bulovec. In the name of art, her extremely bohemian life with husband and dramatist Ivan Mrak renounced everything – comfort, home, family,[]

Type Contemporary dance
Date 11 October 2008 – 13 October 2008
City of production Ljubljana
Format 720x576
Duration 55:10

A performance inspired by the extraordinary life and talent of the Slovenian sculptress Karla Bulovec. In the name of art, her extremely bohemian life with husband and dramatist Ivan Mrak renounced everything – comfort, home, family,[]

Type Lecture
Date 12 October 2007
City of production Ljubljana
Format 720x576
Duration 88:24

 

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