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Salon #1

23/02/2019 - 17:00@ WORKSPACEBRUSSELS

In the context of the cultural festival Bewogen organises Salon it’s first edition togetter with Workspace Brussels. 

The theme of the first salon is probably best articulated as 'why we keep doing it' a theme maybe searching for questions about the personal within the artistic process, maybe for the social / vocational or simply to understand the madness (obsession? pain? hurt? different thinking? ) inherent to artistic creation.

Performance artist Nassia Fourtouni will be introducing this theme. Nassia Fourtouni is a Brussels-based dance researcher, dramaturge and performer.

She studied Dance and English Literature in Athens, holds an MA in Contemporary Theatre, Dance & Dramaturgy from Utrecht University and an MA in Cultural Studies from KULeuven.

She has collaborated as a writer with Athens Festival, Kalamata Dance Festival and Workspace Brussels. She has co-written texts with Nina Gojić and Elena Novaković, and has worked as a dramaturg and artistic advisor in performance. She was a participant in the third cycle of the program Critical Practice made in YU. She received the Impulstanz Danceweb scholarship for 2016.

Since December 2015 she collaborates with Ellen Söderhult in the open source project Nobody’s Dance. Currently she is working as a dramaturge with Marialena Marouda in the project Oceanographies and is an artistic researcher in a.pass (advanced performance and scenography studies) post master program in Brussels, developing a project on dramaturgical practice informed by somatic methods