Ursina Tossi is a Dance-Artist relating dance, visual media and sound with political topics and intense physicality. Borders, Concepts and normative attributions of gender, animality, technology and body are shifted and dissolved by movement. Her contemporary projects are based on interdisciplinary exchange with music, visual arts and fine arts.
She studied Philosophy at Uni Mannheim and achieved the MA of Choreography at ArtEZ in Arnhem. 2011/12 she was choreographer in residency at K3 / Tanzplan Hamburg. She had the danceWEB scholarship and residency with Angela Guerreiro in 2011. She worked as a dancer among others with Aki Kato, Filip van Huffel, Tamaki Serizawa, Angela Kecinski, Fernanda Ortiz and Antje Velsinger. 2008 she initiated and curated all 1-forum a platform for Contemporary Art & Dance in Hamburg. 2014 she was invited to Perfromance Philosophy Conference in Groningen, Dance-Kiosk Hamburg and Tanztausch Köln with her video-work.
She facilitates dance at Performance Studies Uni-Hamburg, K3 and CDSH. Her latest choreography BARE BODIES / BODIES & STATES OF EXCEPTION had premiere at Kampnagel Hamburg 2017.