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Irene Sposetti



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BEING MOTION - Irene Sposetti

Irene comes from a multidisciplinary artistic background of classical music, theatre and dance. Her artistic path is deeply intertwined with spiritual practices and philosophies, self inquiry, healing techniques and ecology.

She created Being Motion in 2011 with Johan Nilsson, meeting point of their experiences, visions and artistic paths; Being Motion is a platform for research, co-creation and diffusion of their dance practice -

Together they live, teach, perform and organize artistic events.Her dance practice is mainly inspired by Contact Improvisation, Bodywork, Release, B.M.C., Meditation Practices, Voice and Techniques of Improvisation for performance. She teach mainly in Sweden and India, in professional dance centers such as Balletakademien (Stockholm), Ials (Roma) and Gati (Delhi), to dance companies such as Danceworx (Delhi/Mumbay).

She regularly offer workshops in schools, studios, yoga centers and cultural institutes (Stockholm, Rome, Barcelona, Goa, Auroville, Pune, Bangalore, Peking and Hongkong).She has been participating as teacher and performer in numerous festivals all over Europe: Contact Improvisation festivals of Freiburg, Vienna, Poland, Ester Impro, CmC, Ibiza, NIM, Glarisegg, Goa, Malmö; Avayava, Contemporary dance festival; No Mind, Yoda, Space of Love Yoga festivals.

She organize Contact Impro dance retreats in Sweden“Dance in Nature”, awakening the connection of the body to the world of plants, natural landscapes and ecological systems, inspired by Biodynamics and Yoga practices. She usually perform as Being Motion in duo, collaborating with musicians in the frame of Improvisation combining movement, music and spoken words. She also direct performances in association to her pedagogic programs, collaborating with dancers and visual artists.