Jija Sohn (JP) & Andrea Zavala (ES) & Lucy Wilke (DE) & Oneka von Schrader (AT)
Jija Sohn, a Japanese-Korean performer and choreographer, studied Applied Linguistics in the USA before deciding to change direction and focus on performance art. In 2015, she graduated from the School of New Dance Development (SNDO) in Amsterdam and was the first choreographer to be selected for the Moving Forward process.
Andrea Zavala is a choreographer, performer and visual artist based between Amsterdam and Madrid. Her practice unfolds at the intersection of dance, performance, the visual arts and the theatre.
Lucy Wilke is an actress, singer, author, illustrator and director. She creates children's books, screenplays and directs short films and plays. All over Germany she performs with her band blind&lame.
Oneka von Schrader is an Austrian performer and sound artist based in Amsterdam and Vienna. For this project, she has taken on the role of performing and translating the physical studio practice in a sound concept, auditioning the tactility of the project through the sonor senses.
Jija Sohn (JP) & Andrea Zavala (ES) & Lucy Wilke (DE) & Oneka von Schrader (AT): Lands of Concerts
Four collaborating artists work on a continuous reshaping of body-mind territories, an exploration to break through established personal, cultural and theatrical codes and boundaries. How to include a diversity of needs from different body and mind types (age, colour, gender, ability) is at the core of the work.