Analivia Cordeiro

Year of birth, place
1954, São Paulo, Brazil
Role at the ZKM
in the archives

Dancer, choreographer and architect Analivia Cordeiro lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil. She studied dance under Laban’s Method in Brazil and modern dance at Alvin Nikolais, Merce Cunningham, Gus Solomons Jr., Viola Farber Dance Studios in New York. Later, she studied the corporal conscience method Eutony, in Brazil. Graduated in Architecture at University of São Paulo, Brazil; master degree in Multimedia at State University of Campinas, Brazil and PhD at Comunication and Semiothics at PUC-SP, pos- doctorate at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro UFR, Brazil, and at University of São Paulo. She is member of International Dance Concil CID of UNESCO..

One of the computer dance world pioneers and Brazilian video-art pioneer (1973), she created multimedia performances, videos and the software Nota-Anna; published a book/video »Nota-Anna: an electronic notation of human movement based on the Laban Method«(2004).

Her videos were exhibited in several events like: International Festival of Edinburgh, 1973; XII Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil, 1973; The Bat-Sheva Seminar on Interaction of Art and Science, Jerusalém, 1973; LatinAmerica 74 at Institute of Contemporary  Arts,  London,   1974; LatinAmerican Films and Video Tapes at Media Study of State University of New York, 1974; Arte de Sistemas in LatinAmerica at International Cultureel Centrum, Belgium, 1974; Latin America 74, Espace Cardin, Paris; and at Galleria Civica D'Arte Moderna, Italy, 1975; International Conference Computer & Humanities/2 at University of Southern California, 1976; WGBH  – TV Public Channel, 1976; 20th American Dance Guild Conference, 1976; Art of Space Era at Von Braun Civic Center of Huntsville Museum of Art, 1978; Brasil Séc.XX, Brazil, 1984; Arte e Tecnologia, Brazil, 1996; 27th Annual Dance on Camera Festival, New York, 1998; Festival Il Coreografo Elettronico, Italy, 1999; International Seminar Invenção, Brazil, 1999; The 1999-2000 Sawyers Seminar at University of Chicago, 1999; L’Ombra dei Maestri – Rudolf Laban: gli spazi della danza, Università  degli Studi di Bologna, Italy, 1999; JavaOne Sun’s 2001 Worldwide Java Developer Conference, San Francisco and 2003 JavaOne; Made in Brazil, 2003/5, Brazil, Dança em Pauta, 2005, Brazil, “Cinético-Digital”, 2005; 2005NokiaTrends, 2006 Dança em Foco, Mostravideo Subjetividades, 2007 Brazil, SIGGRAPH; Bienal Mercosul, 2009  2011  Zonas de Contato, Paço  das  Artes;  ¨Manuara¨  no MuBE, São Paulo, Brazil; ARCO art fair, Madrid winner of the BEEP de Arte Electronica  prize, 2015; Expanded Senses, B3, Frankfurt, 2015; Moving Images Contours, Tabakalera, San Sebastian, Spain, 2015; The End of The World, Centro Pecci, Italia; Festival LOOP, Barcelona, Spain; Video art in Latino America, Laxart, LA, USA. Tanz Bewegung Geste Bild, Kunsthalle Göppingen, Göppingen, Germany, 2019; Faces, Es Baluard, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 2019

She was invited to following important exhibitions: Chance and Control, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK, 2018; Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA, Brooklyn Museum, New York USA, Pinacoteca de São Paulo, SP BRA; 35. International Film Festival, Jerusalem, Israel, 2018; Encoder Le Monde, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, 2018; Unforgettable Kicks, Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2018; Algoritmos Suaves, Valencia, Spain, 2018.

Her works belong to collections like the archive of the artist Oskar Schlemmer, Switzerland; Victoria & Albert Museum collection, London, UK; BEEP Award for Electronic Art, Madrid, Spain;Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, Spain,;Museum of Concrete Art, Ingolstadt;, Germany Museum of Contemporary Art of USP, Brazil; Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA.