PhD dissertation: “A Methodology for Bi-directional Transfer between Contemporary Dance and New Media Technologies” (2011)

MA Thesis: “The central role of the body in the intersection of Contemporary Visual Arts and Dance: Aspects of the use of technology in Wayne McGregor's choreography” (2001)


Refereed articles and book chapters

Jürgens, Stephan; Fernandes, Carla; and Evola, Vito (2019) "An Infographic Approach to Presenting Dance Data from the Choreographer's Studio," PARtake: The Journal of Performance as Research: Vol. 2 : Iss. 2 , Article 7.  Available at:

Jürgens, S., (2018) Sourcing Somatic Dramaturgy, Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices Volume 10 Number 2, UK: Intellect.

Jürgens, S., and Fernandes, C. (2018) Visualizing Embodied Research - Dance Dramaturgy and Animated Infographic Films, Journal of Embodied Research, Routledge

Jürgens, S. and Fernandes, C. (2017) 'Choreographic practice-as-research - Visualizing conceptual structures in contemporary dance' in Arlander, A. (ed.), Barton, B. (ed.), Dreyer-Lude, M. (Editor), Spatz, B. (Editor) Performance as Research: Knowledge, methods, impact, pp. 249-274. Routledge. ISBN-10: 1138068713, ISBN-13: 978-1138068711.

Jürgens, S. (2017) How to communicate on the verge of collapse, Choreographic Practices Volume 8 Number 1, p. 89-109, UK: Intellect.

Jürgens, S. (2016) Three methods of designing a workflow with multimodal video
annotation in interdisciplinary choreographic processes
, in Fernandes (ed.) Multimodality and Performance, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Fernandes, C. and Jürgens, S. (2016) Moving from an artist-led practice into self -emerging educational approaches, Performance Research Volume 21, Number 6: ‘On Radical Education’

Jürgens, S., Henriques, F. and Fernandes, C. (2016) Re-Constructing the Choreographic Studio of João Fiadeiro through Animated infographic films, PARtake: The Journal of Performance as Research, Issue 1, Volume 1. Available from:

Jürgens, S. (2014) Transmedia Choreography: Integrating Multimodal Video Annotation in the Creative Process of a Social Robotics Performance Piece, BST - Body, Space&Technology Journal, Brunel University, UK, volume 12(1). Available from:

Fernandes, C. and Jürgens, S. (2013), Video annotation in the TKB project: linguistics meets choreography meets technology, International Journal of Performance Arts & Digital Media, UK: Intellect.

Jürgens, S. (2012) Vídeo-Cartas II O computador como palco. O palco como computador. - Em Resposta à Claudia Madeira, Interact, Revista Online de Arte, Cultura e Tecnologia, Lisbon, Portugal

Jürgens, S. (2011) Tools for Artistic and Academic Research: An Evolving Glossary for Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Digital (Live) Performance, conference proceedings Poéticas Tecnológicas 2010, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil.

Jürgens, S. (2011) “Eight Strategies for Interactive Situations in HCI Contexts”, conference proceedings Poéticas Tecnológicas 2010, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil.

Jürgens, S. (2009) Expanding Choreographic Resources: Generative Techniques in Contemporary Life Performance and New Media Art for TeDance publication (book and DVD)

Fernandes, C. e Jürgens, S. (2009), book chapter Transdisciplinary Research Bridging Cognitive Linguistics and Digital Performance: From Multimodal Corpora to Choreographic Knowledge- Bases in Performing Technology: User Content and the New Digital Media: Insights from the Two Thousand + NINE Symposium, Edited by Franziska Schroeder, Cambridge Scholars Publishing


Published films (2015-2016)

I am sitting in a room different from the one you are in now - I was here -
Este corpo que me ocupa (This body that occupies me) - Graphic models developed by João Fiadeiro -


Documentary and VR platform (2017)

Documentary on the creative process of João Fiadeiro’s recent piece O que Fazer Daqui Para Trás (What to do with what remains); premiered at Cinemateca Lisbon, InShadow festival 2017 -

360º video multiple viewport platform: documentation of selected scenes of Rui Lopes Graça’s new piece 15 Dancers and changeable tempo; first public presentation at Monstra festival 2017 -