Is not. Despite trying he couldn’t stop his body from extending.
Freelance dancer, choreographer, performer and performance maker based between Ljubljana and Berlin. He is interested in and in his artistic practice engaged with notions of extended bodies, material semiotics, gaps, errors & confusions, ecology, imagination, (science) fiction and humor in a search of relevant performative articulations for the post-internet / anthropocene era. Jan studied contemporary dance at Arts Gymnasium in Ljubljana and choreography at SNDO (AhK), Amsterdam and obtained a master’s degree in solo/dance/authorship at HZT (UdK), Berlin. He created several author works, most recently MEMEMEME, Thinging and f(being) and performed at festivals in Slovenia (Gibanica, Mladi levi, Cofestival) and abroad (Open Spaces, PAF Berlin, Tanzhafen). He received the danceWEB scholarship in 2019 and was awarded with the Ksenija Hribar promising choreographer award in the same year. In 2020 he was a resident of the GPS program at Movement Research in NYC and together with collaborators started developing a new work for young audiences in the frame of a residency at the FELD Theater in Berlin. Jan also graduated as a physiotherapist at Faculty of Health Sciences (UL), Ljubljana in 2016.