Dancer, choreographer and architect, Analívia studied dance under Laban’s Method in Brazil and modern dance at Alvin Nikolais, Merce Cunningham, Gus Solomons Jr., Viola Farber Dance Studios in New York. Later, she studied the corporal conscience method Eutony, in Brazil. Graduated in Architecture at University of São Paulo, Brazil; master degree in Multimedia at State University of Campinas, Brazil and PhD at Comunication and Semiothics at PUC-SP, pos-doctorate at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro UFRJ, Brazil.
One of the computer dance world pioneers and Brazilian video-art pioneer (1973), she created multimedia performances and videos; published a book/video Nota-Anna: an electronic notation of human movement based on the Laban Method, about her movement notation software Nota-Anna, developed Classes of body awareness online – DuCorpo, and a method to learn reading/writing Portuguese online – alegriadeler.
Her videos were exhibited in several events like: International Festival of Edinburgh, 1973; XII Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil, 1973;The Bat-Sheva Seminar on Interaction of Art and Science, Jerusalém, 1973; LatinAmerica 74 at Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 1974; LatinAmerican Films and Video Tapes at Media Study of State University of New York, 1974; Arte de Sistemas in LatinAmerica at International Cultureel Centrum, Belgium, 1974; Latin America 74 at Espace Cardin, Paris; and at Galleria Civica D’Arte Moderna, Italy, 1975; International Conference Computer & Humanities/2 at University of Southern California, 1976; WGBH – TV Public Channel, 1976; 20th American Dance Guild Conference, 1976; Art of Space Era at Von Braun Civic Center of Huntsville Museum of Art, 1978; Brasil Séc.XX, Brazil, 1984; Arte e Tecnologia, Brazil, 1996; 27th Annual Dance on Camera Festival, New York, 1998; Festival Il Coreografo Elettronico, Italy, 1999; International Seminar Invenção, Brazil, 1999; The 1999-2000 Sawyers Seminar at University of Chicago, 1999; L’Ombra dei Maestri – Rudolf Laban: gli spazi della danza, Università degli Studi di Bologna, Italy, 1999; JavaOne Sun’s 2001 Worldwide Java Developer Conference, San Francisco and 2003 JavaOne; Made in Brazil, 2003/5, Brazil, Dança em Pauta, 2005, Brazil, “Cinético-Digital”, 2005; 2005NokiaTrends, 2006 Dança em Foco, Mostravideo Subjetividades, 2007 Brazil, SIGGRAPH; Bienal Mercosul, 2009 2011 Zonas de Contato, Paço das Artes; ¨Manuara¨ no MuBE, São Paulo, Brasil, ARCO art fair, winner of the BEEP de Arte Electronica prize, Madrid 2015; Expanded Senses, B3, Frankfurt, 2015; Moving Images Contours, Tabakalera, San Sebastian, Spain, 2015.
She has taught courses of movement analysis in fashion and psychology colleges and is the curator of the state of her father’s art work, Waldemar Cordeiro.
Her work is included in museums collection like Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil; Museum of Concrete Art, Ingolstadt, Germany; Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain; Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA; archive of BEEP de Arte Electronica Prize, Madrid, Spain; archive of the Bauhaus artist, Oskar Schlemmer, Germany.