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A Study in Creativity by Alexander Ekman - Airs on SVT 1 on 23 September

Author: Anna&Paul Film&TV AB

What is creativity? Are there ways to maximize our creativity? World-renowned choreographer Alexander Ekman is set on finding out.

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    Ekman © Anna&Paul & Co

How important is the space, our childhood? Is it possible to affect one’s creativity? Alexander Ekman was interested in finding out if there are ways one can enhance and use the maximum forces of your creativity.

"It’s such a fuzzy word and an interesting, mysterious subject. I’m preparing for my next creation at the Paris Opera, which will be my biggest work to date, and I wanted to study creativity. Am I using my own creativity the right way, and are there ways I can become even more creative?" says Alexander Ekman about his new three-part television series.

In this innovative three-part series from Anna&Paul & Co, together with Swedish public service channel Sveriges Television (SVT) and choreographer Alexander Ekman embark on a journey to explore creativity and its mysterious ways. Along the way, Ekman meets with psychologists, philosophers, Harvard scientists Shelley Carson and Linda Hill; creative artists like Marina Abramovic, Cajsa von Zeipel, Lone Scherfig, Tran Anh Hung, Catherine Curtin, Johannes Nyholm and Jesper Waldersten; choreographs Mats Ek and Ohad Naharin, and many more. Through these meetings, Ekman weaves together a study in creativity with dance at its core.

A Study in Creativity airs on SVT 1 on September 23.

Production Company Anna&Paul & Co
Distribution TV Sveriges Television, SVT
Executive Producer Anna Hellman

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