Dora Durkesac is a Berlin based author in the fields of design, contemporary dance and new media art. Her work involves interdisciplinary approaches in exploring notions of 'social choreographies', embodied technological phenomena and relations to nature.
With Karla Paliska develops In Situ: Missing Objects and Missing Artists—research projects for collaborative production of hybrid places and artworks in the interesection between digital and physical.
For several years works within dance collectives, festivals and collaborates with numerous dance authors. She is one of the founders of the design company Manufakturist engaged in the design, production services and collaborative work models. With the group of authors develops Shopworks, shop and souvenir concept for the Museum of Contemporary Art in, Zagreb. In collaboration or independently develops concepts and methods for exploring public space — projects Upper Town Tales and Choreographic Structures.
Project Interval got the Award T-HT @ MSU.hr, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb. Participates in the Research Academy at ZHDK in Zurich exploring performance in relation to archiving and documentation. Exhibits at NEU NOW Festival and FabCity / Future of Everyday Living in Amsterdam, Kunstverein at Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Kreuzberg Pavilion, Spike Art Quarterly in Berlin.
She obtained MA in Industrial design at the School of Design, Faculty of Architecture in Zagreb and MA in New Media Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb.