artista del cuerpo

movement researcher

dance artist

investigadora

coreógrafa

performer

reviewer

teacher

productora

maker

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“...the active reclaiming or taking control over the female body through an action rather than passively being written upon by the wider culture.”

Katye Coe and Frank Bock 

I grew up in Mexico City.

Soy Mexicana pues.

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I feel the necessity of talking honestly about who I am. This is where my work starts: from my body and the knowledge of its genealogy.

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My continuous evolving search and practice in performance, dance, choreography and academic research finds its core in themes of identity.

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Understanding and addressing the body with all its complex plasticity.

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I am mainly influenced by postmodern dance; feminist and queer performance art; and practices that emerge in the edges of visual arts, performance art and dance.

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Looking for alternatives of female representation.

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The importance of process, research and experimentation.

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Movement research through somatic practices.

I draw primarily on principles of Feldenkrais method, Limón, improvisation, release and Contact Improvisation.

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Art with social commitment.

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The body as vibrant matter, both subject and object.

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Agency of the dancer.

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ephemerality, durability; live moment, documentation; process, outcome; performance, art object.

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Language and text as a tool for performance

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I hold a First Class BA in contemporary dance from Trinity Laban and an MA at London Contemporary Dance School where I focused on performance and choreography.

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I have published several articles in Mexico and Argentina about the work of Yvonne Rainer, Jérôme Bel and La Ribot.

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I have written dance reviews in London for Resolution Festival at The Place, main stage productions at Sadler’s Wells and platforms such as Woman SRSLY;

as well as interviewed choreographers such as Hofesh Shechter and Gabriela Carrizo & Franck Chartier (Peeping Tom).

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My MA dissertation focused on female Latin American performance art.

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