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Martha HincapiƩ Charry

2019 Pina Bausch Fellowship recipient. Studied Dance in her homecountry Colombia and finished her studies in Dancetheatre and SoloDance at the Folkwang Hochschule Essen, Germany, under the guidance of Pina Bausch. Her own creations have been invited to Festivals in France, Croatia, Italy, Holland, Germany, Hong Kong, Ecuador, México, Brasil and Colombia. She has been awarded with several prizes and scholarships.

In 2015/16 she danced with Teodor Currentzis/MusicAeterna and Sasha Waltz & guests at Radial System Berlin. Martha took part of the Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro de Bogotá and of the Performing Arts Festival in Berlin and performed for Alexandra Pirici at the Berlin Art Week and the art gallery N.B.K.

In 2017 worked with Robert Wilson together with the Rundfunkchor and developed a duo with the Syrian/Palestinian refugee dancer Fadi Waked, premiered in Hong Kong. With the support of Iberescena and the Goethe Institut realized a residency at CEPRODAC in México City. Martha directed the Performance Project of the Tanzfabrik Berlin and premiered her solo ANTHROPOMORPHA at Dock11 Berlin.

In 2018 created a new piece for CEPRODAC, the national contemporary dance company of México: “IXNEXTIUA”, in coproduction with the ministry of culture of Colombia and received the Recherchestipendium of the Berliner Senat. Martha performed “Sitting on a Man´s Head” By Okwui Okpokwasili at KW for the Berlin Biennale. She took part in MAPAS Tenerife, ENARTES México and ACT Festival Sofia, bridging the scenes of LAFT Berlin.

She is since 2011 artistic director of Plataforma/SurReal Berlin: Ibero-American Festival for Dance, Performance, Installation and Screendance. Since 2014 collaborates as curator with the Dance Bienal of Cali, Colombia and since 2015 is member of REDIV the Ibero-American network of Screendance Festivals. Since 2016 she is a Mentee of the LAFT´S Performing Arts Program, PAP, in Berlin. Martha speaks Spanish, English, Italian and German.

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