LINA GOMEZ

Lina Gómez is a Colombian choreographer and dancer based in Berlin. She received an MA in Choreography at the Inter-University Centre for Dance Berlin (HZT) and a BA in “Communication of the Arts of the Body” with an emphasis on Dance and Theatre from the Catholic University of São Paulo. Her recent choreographic work A Passo di Mulo was supported by the Einzelprojektfürderung 2018 of the Berlin Senate. Her work Restraint was first presented at ada Studio and then at Sophiensaele for the Tanztage 2018 in Berlin, followed by various venues across Europe, and is a part of the European dance platform Aerowaves Twenty 19. She is the co-founder of the Cia. Aberta de Dança of São Paulo (2008) and has been developing works collectively there ever since as a choreographer and performer. Lina has also worked as a dancer with Yoshiko Chuma, Tino Sehgal, Edson Fernandes and Jorge Garcia, among others.