Catalina Insignares

Catalina Insignares


DAS Research
Research Group
THIRD Cohort 3

THIRD Fellow (Cohort 3), DAS Research

Catalina Insignares (COL) works as a choreographer and is based in Paris. As a choreographer, she’s looking for that moment when dance, touch and movement escape their disciplinary regimes and generate unintelligible, unapologetic, what-ever-like subjectivities and collectivities. Her work is mainly built through collaborations for staging, dramaturgy and performing. Since 2015 she develops a one-to-one dance piece and long-term practice titled us as a useless duet. In 2018, together with Carolina Mendonça she creates a work involving a night reading directed to sleeping bodies and titled useless land, created in the frame of the exhibition the dead are living- how to ruin an exhibition in Berlin and reactivated Elsewhere&Otheriwse (PaF), Precarious Pavillions (Brussels), MärzMusik (Berlin) and La ferme du buisson (Paris). Since 2017 she works with choreographer Myriam Lefkowitz as a performer in her immersive works, but also in a collaboration (La Facultad) that finds ways to infiltrate sensorial practices derived from their works in diverse social contexts. 

Since 2018, she has started a research on how to use the sensorial and fictional means of dance to communicate with the invisible (Bouillon), particularly with the dead (ese muerto se lo cargo yo).

More infos on her research here at DAS: click here!


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