Spectating Myriam Gourfink’s Dances; Transdisciplinary Explorations



This article presents a singular research process immersed in Myriam Gourfink’s choreographic research, at the crossroads of cognitive science, aesthetics and practice. This research is part of Labodanse, a transdisciplinarity research project in dance, cognitive neuroscience and new technologies.


Cognitive Neuroscience Mindfulness Meditation Aesthetic Experience Live Performance Yoga Training 
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The Labodanse project has received financial support from the French ANR through the ‘‘Investissements d’avenir’’ program (ANR-10—LABEX-80-01) as well as extensive logistical support from the stuff of the Laboratoire d’excellence Arts-H2H. This work would have been impossible without the generous and continuous collaboration and support by Myriam Gourfink and her company as well as the hard work of all members of the Labodanse project and in particular Yann Fontbonne, Coralie Vincent, Roland Garnier, and Jose Luis Ulloa Fulgeri. We also thank the Centre National de la Danse (Pantin, France) for their support. Special thanks to Nathalie Lemercier for her work on the final manuscript.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut ACTE, (UMR 8218), Université Paris 1 - Panthéon SorbonneParisFrance
  2. 2.UMR 7023 CNRS/Université Paris 8ParisFrance
  3. 3.Labodanse, Labex ARTS H2H Université Paris 8ParisFrance

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