Lina Venegas (COL/PE/AT) Dancer, performer and choreographer with engineering background and Colombian – Peruvian roots, based in Austria. Her artistic work focuses on cultural and social contents and it has been presented in diverse contexts in Austria (Odeon Theater Wien, Argekultur Salzburg, Festspielhaus St Pölten, Schlossmuseum and Landesgalerie Linz, a.o.), Colombia (Alzate Avendaño Theater, Delia Zapata Theater, Artestudio Bogota), Japan (Saitama Arts Theater), Peru and Ghana. She holds a BA and MA in Contemporary Dance, Movement Research and Pedagogy from the Bruckner University in Linz, and an MS in Engineering from Los Andes University in Bogota. In Colombia she has collaborated on sustainable development projects with the Ministry of Environment, United Nations and NGOs, and coordinated the cultural space Artestudio Bogota. She has danced with Odeon Theater Vienna, featured in performances by Amanda Piña/nadaproductions, Kandis Williams, Fanni Futterknecht, Renato Zanella, Tanzfabrik-wien, ObjêtsFax Co, a.o., and has taught dance in different artistic and community based contexts.
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