Appearing in a book

Ksenia Fedorova wrote a book, “Tactics of Interfacing: Encoding Affect in Art and Technology,” and included my work, “Inside the Chain,” as one of the case studies in the book. The media dance performance “Inside the Chain” was made in collaboration with Denis Perevalov (programming) and Anna Vozzhennikova (design). Among some other artists contributed into … More Appearing in a book

Summer 2020 Note #2

BEING IMPERFECT/INCOMPLETE The pre-release single of the South Korean girl group BLACKPINK «How You Like That» was premiered on YouTube on June 26. It accumulated more than 1/3 billion views, 13 million likes, and more than 2 million comments in less than a month. Of course, the clip is perfect. It is all about perfection, … More Summer 2020 Note #2

Summer 2020 Note #1

DANCE AND THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY There is a great master thesis with the title «Dance and the Use of Technology» launched into the world by Beth Ann Capristo in 2012. It is available online. Capristo skillfully overviewed possible intersections of dance and technology writing on dance influence on film and television, dance with technology … More Summer 2020 Note #1

Virtual Participation at the 15th International Conference on the Arts in Society in Galway, Ireland

I am virtually participating at the 15th International Conference on the Arts in Society in Galway, Ireland. My presentation is uploaded on YouTube and I will be happy to receive any comments/feedback. Title: Minor Dance Presenter: Ekaterina Zharinova, AI / TA / GSR, Theatre and Dance, Cinema and Digital Media Departments, University of California, Davis … More Virtual Participation at the 15th International Conference on the Arts in Society in Galway, Ireland

Davis Dance Project 2020

I am participating in the local multidisciplinary event. It is comparatively new, it happened twice in the past. For this project, Pamela Trokanski invites representatives from different disciplines to co-create dance performances. This year, eight performance pieces were created from eight themes chosen by the community. I am performing under the theme “Survival” together with two … More Davis Dance Project 2020

“The NELKEN-Line” by Pina Bausch at UC Davis

I was teaching a dance course in the Fall Quarter 2019, “Introduction to Contemporary Dance,” at the UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance. As one of the course projects, we made a response to the call from the Pina Bausch Foundation. The students watched the video-tutorial, and the original “seasons march,” were proposed to learn movement at … More “The NELKEN-Line” by Pina Bausch at UC Davis

Dance Course in the Summer

Summer Session 2, August 5th – September 13th, 2019, MTWR 10:00-11:40 AM Della Davidson Performance Studio: Nelson Hall DRA 40A: Beginning Modern Dance, 2 units, GE Credit: AH, VL Instructor: Ekaterina Zharinova Open to all levels, the course is devoted to fundamentals of modern dance focusing on the development of techniques and creative problem solving. It includes basic anatomy, … More Dance Course in the Summer

Winter Quarter 2019

Уже середина следующей четверти, весенней (1 апреля – 16 июня), на память себе, и если кому интересно, напишу про свою прошедшую зимнюю четверть (7 января – 24 марта). Осенью участвовала в большом проекте как исполнитель, поэтому зимой намеревала сделать что-нибудь небольшое как автор и исполнитель в одном. Поучаствовала в collaborative проекте с художником Julia Rigby … More Winter Quarter 2019