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STUDIO2 x tanz:digital residency goes to Sooyoung Park

The research residency as part of the tanz:digital programme, which will take place at STUDIO2 in May, goes to Sooyoung Park.

Sooyoung Park is an artist who works based on the combination of dance, body and technology. Currently, she is studying contemporary dance MA at the Korea National University of Art, and doing exchange student at the Live Arts and Performance Studies in University of Arts in Helsinki. She majored computer science at BA and found the creative process of her art work similar to scientific studies. She mainly researches the combination of body and technology through an general understanding of technology and a dance approach, and has done individual works such as VR exhibitions through the Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, and joined Dance Technology Project of the Korea National Contemporary Dance Company. As a performer, she has participated in international productions and most recent performance was supported by Ufer studio berlin. Her question is how the dance adapts to the virtual world and explores the meaning of the physical body and the nature of the virtual world.

As part of her residency, Sooyoung Park invites interested people to fill out her Future Body Expectations survey.