maayan danoch

tel aviv

Maayan Danoch is a dancer, chore­o­g­ra­ph­er, and per­for­mance artist. Her work is based on human inter­ac­tion, touch, and phys­i­cal close­ness — in groups and through her body. Space, time, image, and move­ment are her artis­tic mate­r­i­al. She exam­ines cer­tain rela­tion­ship con­stel­la­tions and how the per­cep­tion of the view­er can be rad­i­cal­ly changed through sub­tle modifications.


“The reg­u­la­tions emerg­ing from the pan­dem­ic man­age­ment – phys­i­cal dis­tanc­ing, lim­it­ed gath­er­ings, avoid­ing touch – rad­i­cal­ly trans­formed my work and its con­di­tions. Bod­i­ly prac­tices, per­for­mances, and oth­er pub­lic events which take place with­in a group are being trans­ferred to an online for­mat and, there­fore, their innate social dimen­sion is being tremen­dous­ly reduced and neglected.”


Can vir­tu­al space be home to these prac­tices and per­for­mances? Danoch wants to use the home.frankfurt.telaviv web res­i­den­cy to exam­ine exact­ly that. As part of the exchange project, she would like to engage par­tic­i­pat­ing artists in a mind-body prac­tice that she has devel­oped and which will take place online for the first time.

Foto: Maayan Danoch


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