About Giselle in Zagreb
In this text I am taking you on the joyful ride throughout the beautiful book, Giselle in Zagreb by Mladen Mordej Vučković is guiding us from end to end of the last century and more, archiving all the dancers that danced the role of Giselle in this city. Written by: Marjana Krajač
Eikṓnic Memoire of Dance
A second part of a 3-part essay about structure & process of a ballet work DARK LANDSCAPES, premiered in November 2016, that I created with and for Ballet of Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. Written by: Marjana Krajač
On Camera Left Alone in an Empty Room – Approached from a Choreographic Point of View
This text is an attempt to write down and fold together a 45-minutes long lecture performance and a research presentation in three parts that Katja Vaghi & Marjana Krajač created and performed for and during the Research Academy, in July 2017 at Zurich University of the Arts. Written by Marjana Krajač and Katja Vaghi.
Music for Horizontal Contemplation
A first part of a 3-part essay about structure & process of a ballet work DARK LANDSCAPES, premiered in November 2016, that I created with and for Ballet of Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. Written by: Marjana Krajač
It Felt Good to Remember
VERKÖRPERUNG is a video research artefact created on July 17th 2017, at the Research Academy at Zürich University of the Arts. This text is a meta-data expanding on it; information and traces that are accompanying the segment, its research questions and memory traces.
Within the Transformation
Natalia Horsnell, a soloist of Ballet of Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb in conversation with Marjana Krajač, about the choreographic process of a ballet DARK LANDSCAPES.
To the Inside
About Jiří Kylián’s ballet CLICK-PAUSE-SILENCE, performed by Staatsballett Berlin, on 4th of January 2016 at Staatsoper im Schiller Theater Berlin. Written by: Marjana Krajač
Naturalism Without a Recipe
About dance performance GLACIER by Silvia Marchig, Sonja Pregrad and Pavle Heidler, that premiered on 16th of September 2015 at ZKM Theatre in Zagreb. Written by: Marjana Krajač
Vježbe koreografskog predskazanja i romantika mašine
O mogućim ulazima u razmatranje koreografskog mišljenja u radu KOREOGRAFSKA FANTAZIJA BR. 2, objavljeno u mjesečniku Utopija organizacije, u studenom 2015. godine. Napisala: Marjana Krajač
Ontologija pokreta u prostoru
O nekim aspektima rada KOREOGRAFSKA FANTAZIJA BR. 1, objavljeno u mjesečniku Utopija organizacije, u svibnju 2015. godine. Napisala: Marjana Krajač
Autonomni elementi forme
O baletu Hansa van Manena ADAGIO HAMMERKLAVIER, u izvedbi Wiener Staatsballett u Wiener Staatsoper u Beču, 13. svibnja 2015. Napisala: Marjana Krajač
Redefiniranje suvremenog plesa
Intervju za Kulturpunkt.hr uoči premijerne izvedbe predstave KOREOGRAFSKA FANTAZIJA BR. 1, u studenom 2013.
Zahvalnost i glasine – in memoriam Milana Broš (1929. – 2012.)
Tekst objavljen u časopisu za plesnu umjetnost Kretanja, u ediciji posvećenoj opusu koreografkinje Milane Broš. Napisala: Marjana Krajač
Appropriation dansée du corps et de l’espace
About two choreographic works of Marjana Krajač: MANUAL FOR EMPTY SPACES and SHORT FANTASY ABOUT RECLAIMING THE OWNERSHIP OVER MY OWN BODY, published in 2012 in Journal for Dance Art Kretanja. Written by: Katja Šimunić (editor and dance theoretician)
Suspended Work of Certainty – A Spectators Preference Regarding the Performance Work Every Day
About the dance piece WORK EVERY DAY by Marjana Krajač, text published in 2011 in Performing Arts Magazine Frakcija #58/59. Written by Tomislav Medak (philosopher and cultural activist)
Međuprostori – prostori koreografske aktivacije u filmskom baletu Milka Šparembleka “Mlada žena i vojnik”
Tekst povodom simpozija u čast 80. rođendana istaknutog koreografa i baletnog umjetnika Milka Šparembleka koji je održan 2008. godine u HNK Zagreb, a koji je objavljen 2009. godine u časopisu za plesnu umjetnost Kretanja. Napisala: Marjana Krajač
What We Did This Summer
Process themes of the research with choreographer Meg Stuart on the project “Everyday Heroes/Extern Sources” at Impulstanz Festival in Vienna 2007. Written by: Marjana Krajač
All That We Together Decided is Dance
An interview with author, theoretician and artist Mårten Spångberg, published in 2007 in Magazine for Art and Culture Vijenac. Interviewed by: Marjana Krajač