Dedicated to extending and exploring interdisciplinary dance practice in Art, Health and Digital Media
Marina is an interdisciplinary dance artist (MSc Dance & Visual Art), a Somatic Movement Performer (ISMETA), a Somatic Movement Educator/Practitioner by Body Mind Centering® and a Holistic Life Coach.
In the past 8 years, she has been supported by Arts Council England, Hastings Council, The Nightingale Theater and South East Dance in developing, producing and managing her work. Since 2013, she is supported by Arts Council England and the NHS (National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery) for researching on ‘Choreographing genetic disease and audiences’, with performances in both gallery and hospital settings, bringing together art and science. The research includes workshops with patients, assisting their understanding, reconnection and expression of the body-mind through art making.
Her ongoing research interests include: site-specific performance, kinesthetic effect, embodied spectatorship, interdisciplinary choreography, autoethnography, and medical performance.
She has exhibited and performed in venues such as CCCB (Centro de Cultura Contemporanea de Barcelona), Pia Almoina Museum (Barcelona), Athens Biennale, London Biennale, Tate Modern, Teatro Vascello (Rome), Teatre Antic (Barcelona), Contemporary Art Museum of Zulia (Venezuela), Moves Festival (Liverpool), IDN Festival (Barcelona), National Conference of Digital Futures in Dance (Bournemouth), National Review of Live Art (Glasgow), Rich Mix (London), Pavilion Theatre (Brighton), Limewharf (London) and Coastal Currents Festival (Hastings) between others.