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Iwona Olszowska

Kilka piosenek o miłości

A Few Songs about Love,
photo Michał Okła

Kilka piosenek o miłości
A Few Songs about Love,
photo Adam Gryczyński

Iwona Olszowska is a dancer, choreographer, improviser and a faculty member at the Music Academy in Łódź, as well as a Somatic Movement Educator in Body Mind Centering. She works with the Academy of Movement, co-creating the Stage Choreography course, as well as the Circulation Academy, Barefoot, realising the body-awareness program, and with contact improvisation festivals in Poland and around the world. She also gives somatic classes to companies such as the Polish Dance Theatre and Carte Blanche. She creates solo and collaborative work in the field of contemporary dance theatre and site-specific work. Having presented her work in Poland and abroad, she recently founded the group 45 plus.

Events

Somatic classes for the Carte Blanche company
2019, Bergen
Cirque Platform performances – ‘Concert for Organs’, ‘Fashion for Gender’, workshop
2019, Tbilisi
Premiere of ‘Vicare’, cooperation with Delirium-Edition Art of the Future
2018, Basel
‘Concert for Organs’, ‘About the woman who didn’t exist’, ‘Metamorphosis’, ‘No doubts Angel’
2017, Gothenburg
‘Events’ – ART Nastup performance
2013, Lviv
‘A Few Songs about Love’ at the Moldavia Dance Festival
2011, Chișinău
Meeting Point Improvisation
2009, Milan
Almada Dance Festival – performances of ‘About the woman who didn’t exist’, ‘Disappearing in the Wardrobe’
2008, Lisbon
Cultural Program of the Polish Presidency, performance of ‘WALK’ and workshop
2011, Kyiv
Festival Sensazioni
2008, Biella

Prizes

‘Eva and Him’ – performance at Polish Dance Platform
2019, Gdańsk
‘WALK’ – performance at Polish Dance Platform
2009, Poznań
Soros Foundation WEST EAST MOVEMENT ON THE EDGE
2001, Bucharest
Soros Foundation DANCE ACROSS BORDERS
2000, Gothenburg
Soros Foundation Dance Develop Scholarship
1999, Odessa
Soros Foundation ARTSLINK
1989, New York
Contemporary Dance Forms Festival – choreography award for ‘B&B’
2006, Kalisz
Contemporary Dance Forms Festival choreography awards
2000, Kalish
Performance

A Few Songs about Love

Kilka piosenek o miłości
A Few Songs about Love,
photo Katarzyna Machniewicz

Company

Iwona Olszowska

Credits

Performance synopsis

‘A Few Songs about Love’ Just about love. Premiere: 20th August 2008, Poznań Concept, dance improvisation: Iwona Olszowska Music: Flesh Quartet – ‘Fire Fire’, Franka Potente – ‘Fly with Me’, Michael Brook – ‘Truck Attack’, Blimp

Duration30" Crew *3 Artists1
Premiere 2008-08-20, Poznań
Audienceeveryone (regardless of age)

* cast plus technical support

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