JEANETTE GINSLOV Dance artist from Edinburgh
Conspiracy Archives and Downscaling in Deep Flow

JEANETTTE GINSLOV, based in Dundee, Scotland will discuss the evolution of her research path of over 25 years. This Informance asks: How can AR and MR amplify and share somatic states of experience using Screendance viewed on mobile devices? How may an embodied dance practice using biosensor technology, explore and ground lived experience in the world around one? To answer these questions Ginslov will discuss and show examples of several of her Screendance and AR creative collaborative projects. She will also discuss her PhD research Deep Flow that explores embodied dance practice using biometric feedback data to “look inwardly”, at dance “as experience”, rather than looking outwardly at mediated visual representations. Ironically this form of practice downscales the use of technology to return to first person experience, to reconnect to one’s own felt sense of the world, in an age saturated and distracted by online mediation and

Jeannette Ginslov is a specialist in Digital Dance for AR, Screen and Biosensor performance. Currently she is final year PhD Creative Technologies Candidate at London South Bank University with Full Scholarship from the Applied Science and Arts & Media Departments. Her thesis explores Deep Flow: a tentacular worlding of biosensor technology, lived experience and embodied human and nonhuman materials with the School of Applied Sciences and Centre for Media and Culture Research. Ginslov also has an MSc Media Arts & Imaging – Screendance from DJCAD Dundee University (Distinction) and an MA Choreography, Rhodes University South Africa.
Ginslov was an award winning dancer and choreographer before becoming a Screendance maker, producer and workshop facilitator. Her works, screened internationally, centre around affect, the moving body and its digital materiality. Since 2011 she has collaborated with Prof Susan Kozel (Malmö University) on the Screendance and AR projects: AffeXity , DansAR 01& 02 and AffeXity: Passages & Tunnels. Their latest collaboration is with Icelandic choreographer Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir and explores embodied dance and Screendance in the Somatic Archiving and Conspiracy Archives projects.
Concurrently she is Director and Curator of Screendance Africa (Pty) Ltd Cape Town, was Co-ordinator and Jury member for (2011-2014) and March 2019 she was a