Zden Brungot Svíteková

The Czech artist will have her artistic research session from 4th to 18th of May in Gdaňsk, Poland right before the SOBIESZEWO ISLAND CONFERENCE. Her host organization is Polka dot Foundation.

Zdenka Brungot Svíteková is a dancer, choreographer and teacher. She graduated in dance pedagogy at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava, then completed her studies at CND Paris, danceWeb in Vienna, SITI Co. in the USA, the Prototypes Fondation Royaumont (FR), seanse HiVolda (N), and continues regularly in the form of various seminars. As a performer, creator or assistant choreographer, she has worked with many Czech and European artists, but also with ensembles from the USA or East Asia. She is interested in overlaps with other artistic fields, especially collaboration with music and the visual artists. Since 2016 she has been working with composer Emanuele Palumbo (FR/I). She devotes herself to her own creation, improvisation and movement research and co-founded the ImproEvents Prague festival (2010 – 2015). Since 2009 she has been in close creative dialogue with Barbora Látalová, with whom she has worked as a performer and co-author on several productions and other activities (DIFFERENT?Dance About Žižkov!souHra). She leads workshops and seminars for all ages, has worked as a lecturer in the PONEC Theatre Children’s Studio (2010 – 2017) and is an experienced lecturer in art education projects at schools both in the Czech Republic and abroad (workshops connected to performances, Schools Dance project / SE.S.TA, Dance for Schools, project in cooperation with the Lycée Charlemagne in Paris).