painting by Elisa Vassena
Elisa is co-facilitating Collective Movements and joins/ supports the Shared Practice with Exit Map.
Elisa is a performer and movement artist with a self-taught visual art practice spanning drawing, cyanotype printing, paper-making, and photography.
She holds a BA (First Class Hons) Dance Theatre from LABAN, receiving the Marion North Award for Outstanding Performance for her final year(2011-12).
Since then she has worked freelance in a wide range of contexts, from gallery and theatre settings to outdoors and site responsive works. She has performed for and collaborated with various artists, including Tilted Productions (Maresa von Stockert), DKHP, J Neve Harrington, Irina Baldini, Kasia Witek, Pablo Bronstein, Tino Sehgal, Ingvild Isaksen, Anders Duckworth, amongst others.
Since 2013 she collaborates with Stella Papi in the duo SALSAROSA, making interactive and durational experiences.
Alongside working with others, Elisa follows her own creative desires, bridging her movement and visual art practices into hybrid landscapes, and allowing learning to build, spill and translate across contexts.