Interview with Mala Kline
Mala Kline is a selected modul-dance artist. Presented by Kino Šiška Ljubljana, she was selected for the project in 2010 to develop "Eden". Interview done in October 2012 during a modul-dance conference in Tilburg.
Mala Kline is a performer, choreographer, researcher and writer. She holds BA in philosophy and comparative literature (UL, Ljubljana) and MA in theater (DasArts, Amsterdam).
Her own author-based work is embedded in technology of dreaming - creative and performative practice based on the affective and transformative performance of image. She is extensively engaged in different research, educational and founding activities.
Currently she is establishing a network of DREAMLAB units throughout the cities of EU, which will engage in a long-term exploration around the subject of language as oracular machine through different communal formats of research and creation. She studies with the School of Images (NYC) and is writing PhD on ethics in performing arts at the Department of Philosophy (UL, Ljubljana) and within the framework of a-pass (postmaster program for performing arts in Brussels).
She has received major awards for contemporary dance in Slovenia: Golden Bird Award (Zlata ptica), Triton Award and recently Award of Ksenja Hribar for the most innovative choreographer.