Bogomir Doringer: I Dance Alone


With his long term ongoing research project, ‘I Dance Alone’, Doringer uses bird’s eye view documentation of dance parties to investigate clubbing as an organism. Through the use of artistic and scientific methods in recording and describing dance notations, ‘I Dance Alone’ endeavours to give us a new understanding and imagery of collectivism versus individualism in contemporary society. Can we understand clubbing as a living system, regulating and stabilizing the state and function of the collective and the individual in regard to a changing society? Could clubbing (subculture) be observed as a microenvironment in order to find out how certain patterns of behaviour on a dance floor are telling stories about their wider contemporary cultural and socio-political systems? Doringer will do a short presentation and discussion of his research project.