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Loránd János

Loránd János
Loránd János
Profile
Artistic DIrector, Participant
Website
www.choreoscope.com/en

Director of Choreoscope – the International Dance Film Festival of Barcelona. Co-artistic director of Moovy Tanzfilmfestival Köln. Associate Professor of Dancefilm at IAB (Institute of Arts Barcelona). Born in 1980 in Transylvania, he studied film directing at the Bucharest Film Academy, as well as Photo-Video Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bucharest. Since 2001 lives in Barcelona, where he studied Advertising&PR, and has directed several short dance films. His films have been selected by festivals such as Dance on Camera, Jumping Frames, Tanzbiennale Heidelberg. In 2014 he was a member of the jury of the Production Grant Review Panel for the Dance Films Association New York in the selection of post-production grants for screendance projects and in 2015 for Muvers 360º, a project by Erre Que Erre Danza. In 2015, a retrospective of his work was screened at the III Video and Experimental Art exhibition Vartex Medellín, Colombia. He participated in 2015, 2017 and 2019 in the International Meeting of Performative Research of the University of the Basque Country. In 2018 in the VI International Dance Congress of the University of Malaga, also the Future Screens of Dance Conference of the Loikka International Dance Film Festival in Helsinki. At the Investigation in History and Theory of the Dance Seminar of the Complutense University of Madrid he talked about “Audiovisual Dance: The role of Choreoscope in the delimitation of the discipline”.

In 2019 and 2020 he presented the Choreoscope Case Study for the students of the Master in Event Management at the UPF Barcelona School of Management and is invited to represent IAB as a guest researcher in the Make A Move digital art incubator co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. In 2016 he publishes “Dance 24 frames per second: Reflection and precursor of social changes “. Co-written with Begoña Olabarria Smith, presented in the IV National Congress and I International Dance Research organized by the Spanish Association D+I: Dance and Research in collaboration with the Polytechnic University of Valencia.

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