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We introduce to you Katarína Brestovanská, artistic director of Shifting systems.

Katarína Brestovanská / dancer and choreographer. Her works intertwine dance/performance hand in hand with music, musical partiture, digital and experimental technologies. She closely collaborates with director and dramaturgist Jana Smokoňová. Since 2017 together they have been a conceptional and creative couple. In the frame of music her collaborative partners are Martinom Kosorínom, Adamom Dekanom, Jánom Kružliakom ml., Kamilom Mihalovom, Marekom Žoffajom.

Katarína Brestovanská together with companions has created several authorial performances (such as Micro v macro, Indigo, DUAL, In between yearning and death, Shifting systems). The work DUAL (2017) won an award for the Most Innovative Performance of the Fintdaz International Festival in Chile, along with an award for its contribution to the development of artistic and cultural values in the field of contemporary art. As choreographer she collaborates with german dance collective The MichaelDouglas Kollektiv.  She is part of projects of dance art innovator and conflict mediator Dana Caspersen / USA. Their collaboration focus leads to choreographic preparation of participatory events with an overlap into social themes as polarization, violence, corruption.

She graduated from Comenius University in Bratislava, department of human resources management, cultural and social science. Katarína Brestovanská established the EN VORENTOE dancing project in 2021. EN VORENTOE encompasses her previous achievements in art production. It grows with the label bearing cooperation, ingenuity, finesse, multidimensionality, sometimes minimalism, another time quantity. It describes body, free choice of topics through dance/movement means of expression blending together with music, musical composition, sound and experimental technologies.


Contact: Katarína Brestovanská

E-mail: katarina@envorentoe.com