Ursina Tossi is a Dance-Artist relating dance, visual media and sound with political topics and intense physicality. Concepts and normative attributions of gender, animality, technology and body are shifted and dissolved by movement and media. 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, Antje Velsinger, Serifaz Vural, Marc Carrera and Katharina Roll. 2008 she initiated and curated together with Brenda Steinecke-Soto all 1-forum a platform for Contemporary Art & Dance in Hamburg. Her video work was invited to Perfomance Philosophy Conference in Groningen 2014, Dance-Kiosk 2014-15 Hamburg and tanztausch Köln 2014 -17. She facilitates dance & choreographic practices at Performance Studies Uni-Hamburg, K3 and CDSH and other venues. BARE BODIES / BODIES & STATES OF EXCEPTION had premiere at Kampnagel Hamburg 2017 and her upcoming choreography BLUE MOON will premiere at Kampnagel 17/10/18, Tanzfaktur Köln and Ballhaus Ost Berlin in 2018/19.
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