Systematic mapping of technologies for supporting choreographic composition




Dance Creation, Choreography Composition, Choreography Design, Technology, Systematic Mapping


Technology has increasingly occupied other areas of sciences and humanities, including art and dance. Over the years, initiatives to use technological applications in artistic performances have been observed and this research is developed regarding this context and the challenge of using technology to support the artist’s imagined creations. The systematic mapping of the literature carried out is part of a broad search for studies that portray the interdisciplinarity of these two universes, aiming to find technologies that support the choreographic composition process, focusing on tools that work together with the choreographer’s activities. The methodology consisted of using search terms in research repositories, which initially returned 635 publications, which were filtered by inclusion and exclusion criteria, to undergo further analysis. Eighteen tools were identified and explored in which the main applicability was the simulation of movements through graphic animation. From the operating mode of these applications, the challenges of the existing relationship between technology and the creation of dance were discussed. This study only incorporates technologies that act as a support tool by sharing the compositional effort, which creates the opportunity for future investigations into other ways of using technology in dance creation. The main contribution of this paper is identifying and classifying the main integration strategies of technology and dance composition, as well as summarizing the data and discussing its implications, been the identification of the lack of involvement of artists (end users) in the early stages of the development process the most relevant finding.


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DORNELAS, I. F.; SEABRA, R. D.; DE SOUZA, A. D. Systematic mapping of technologies for supporting choreographic composition. Journal on Interactive Systems, Porto Alegre, RS, v. 13, n. 1, p. 232–242, 2022. DOI: 10.5753/jis.2022.2635. Disponível em: Acesso em: 9 dec. 2022.



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