• 12 de July de 2021

Artist, choreographer and dancer. Her choreographic work approaches the decolonization of art, focusing on the political and social power of the movement, introducing non-occidental references and perspective in the field of contemporary art. [Salto de ajuste de texto]She studied physical theatre in Santiago, Chile, anthropological theatre in Barcelona and classical, modern and contemporary dance in México, Barcelona, Salzburgo (SEAD) and Montpellier (National Choreographic Center of Montpellier), studying, among others with Mathilde Monnier, João Fiaideiro. Xavier Le Roy and Olga Mesa. [Salto de ajuste de texto]In 2006 she received the danceWEB scholarship and in 2007 the Tanzquartier Wien scholarship for young choreographers. In 2007, she received the Scholarship for Young Choreographers “Á la source” of TanzQuartier Vienna, Austria, in 2006 Dance Web Scholarship, ImpulsTanzFestival, Viena, Austria and in 2005 Languedoc-Roussillon Municipality Scholarship to study dance and choreography in the National Choreographic Center of Montpellier, in France from her investigation with the choreographer Mathilde Monnier. In 2016 Tanz Magazine named Amanda Piña as Hofnungsträger 2016 (Future of Dance 2016). From 2013 she is a certified trainee in the Feldenkrais method, applying it to her choreographic investigations. As a dancer she worked, among others, with the choreographers DD. Dorvillier, Claudia Heu, Robert Stejin and Christine Gaigg. In 2018 she graduated with honors from the postgraduate studies as scenic arts curator with a focus in contemporary dance, jointly taught by the Universities Paris Lodron in Salzburg and Munich. From 2005 she created works within the artistic association nadaproductions, a company based in Vienna, Austria where she lived until 2017. Amanda is co-founder of institutions like BMfB (Ministry of Movement Affairs in Austria) and the specialized art gallery in Dance and Performance, nadaLokal (both in 2009) and the INAMM in Merida Yucatán in 2014.