Paxos Festival

Rosalie Wanka

Rosalie Wanka – choreographer/dancer:
Master in contemporary dance and dance pedagogics by the Anton Bruckner University in Linz / Austria.
Postgraduate studies at UNA, Buenos Aires (contemporary tendencies of dance) and Uni. Salzburg / FU Berlin (Curating in Performing Arts). 
Since 2009 she has worked as a dancer and choreographer in her own dance company as well as in national and international collaborations.
Since 2015 she has established herself on the European and South American scenes as a creator and performer, carrying out several works of her own and interdisciplinary collaborations. She has received and continues to receive artistic grants for her work by various institutions including the City of Munich as well as National Funds for Art in Germany and Austria. 
In 2021 she develops the site specific performance Visual Vibrations, together with Kassandra Wedel, a deaf artist, merging dance and sign language.
Also in 2021 she creates the solo Pink Lady, which received the first prize at the Festival Solocoreografico in Torino, Italy, the second prize at the Seoul International dance competition (Korea) and a mention of honor at the Festival 10sentidos, in Valencia, Spain.
In 2022 she starts the interdisciplinary collaboration CAPTURES with Architect and Photographer Paola Evelina, pursued in 2023 and to be developed into the Lecture Performance STAINS in 2024, with a special Focus on Fashist/nazist heritage in Architecture and urban spaces.
In 2023 she starts her intercultural partnership with Fatma Oussaifi, Tunisian-french Tangodancer, first in the experimental social project ‘Views from the Voyeur’ and premiering in 2024 the feminist Tangoshow MATRIMONIA.
With Ana Topalovic she collaborates since 2014, often with their versatile Duo format DAN_CE_LLO, but also creating evening long performances such as BEZIRZUNGEN (2015), LANDSCAPES OF MY INNER DIASPORA (2016) and SCORES & d i f r a c t i o n s (2022, still in process).

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