Paulina Rutman


FILE Sao Paulo 2019 | Videoart
Electronic Language International Festival



‘Humana’ is a dance film that imitates the body language of spiders and explores the idea of film editing as a primary tool for choreography. Playing in the space between reality and surrealism, I alienate the bodies so that the line between a spider and a human becomes blurred: has the spider become human or has the human become an animated animal?


Paulina Rutman is a Chilean artist based in Santiago, Chile. For over 30 years, she has been fully dedicated to dance, specializing in choreography for dance film and video art. She has worked in musicals, dance films and performance. Her vast experience and educational background include studies at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, USA) and The Edit Center (New York, USA). She also runs her own dance company and teaches choreography composition in Santiago, Chile.