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Ivani Santana is a dancer and choreographer working in the field of dance-technology since 1990. She holds a Master’s Degree and a Ph.D. in Communication and Semiotics from Pontifícia Univerisidade Católica (Catholic University), São Paulo, Brazil. In 2006, Her Royal Highness the Princess of Hanover, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, and the Director-General of UNESCO awarded the UNESCO Prize for the Promotion of the Arts – New Technologies to Ms Ivani Santana from Brazil for her creation entitled “Man Has Made His Difference” during the Monaco Dance Forum. At this event she also was invited to be a choreographer in residence during September at the Centre Choregraphique National, in Aix-en-Provence- France. At this residence she created Le Moi, Le Crystal et L'Eau. Ivani Santana have been working at several projects of dance-technology: interactive dance, immersive dance, installation performance, videodance, and, since 2005, her attention has been turned to the telematic dance. Important works: Corpo Aberto (2001) [Open Body] awarded at Rumos Dance Itau 2001, presented at Dança Brasil and Brasil Move Berlin (2003) at Germany, Casa de Nina [House of Nina] presented at Monaco Dance Forum 2004 and also International Cultural Forum , Proyecto Paso [Path Project], telematic performance created at a collective from Spain, Brazil and USA, as well as Nukenen, Paso a Chile [Nukenen, Path to Chile], created between these three countries and Chile, it was a project of the Spanish group "en lugar de creación"; Versus (2005) , Pele [Skin], created at the residence of Atelier of Brazilian Choreographers , and others.
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