Short notes for the workshop participants: As a practice I tend to start working from a sensation, an experience, an intuition. I am interested in youth as a state of transition. I would like to discuss what it means for you to be young, to start working from your individual journeys through this period, and see what can come out of it. I want to approach this research with questions and desires, I would like to invite you to do the same.


What is youth? What makes you young? How are you young?


I would like to start from these simple questions as our shared ground, and see where they take us more than direct our process towards a specific outcome from the beginning. I would like to invite you to think about the weeks we will spend together as moment in which we will see/experience/do things that we might not have the chance to do in other contexts. It is firstly about you and for you, this is the most precious thing and I would like for this attitude to be shared amongst the group.


Giorgia Nardin's bio
Giorgia is an independent choreographer and performer. She trained at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance in Leeds (UK) and graduated in 2010. Her first project as a makers happens in collaboration with artists Francesca Foscarini and Marco D'Agostin. The trio meets at the Accademia Mobile by Emio Greco, held during OperaEstate Festival Veneto 2010, and together they create Spic&Span, piece winner of the special mention in Premio Scenario 2011. Since 2012 she collaborates as a performer with Barokthegreat in the works Indigenous and Attacco del Clone. Her first solo Dolly, it's finalist at the GD'A Prize 2012, receives the special from DNA/Romaeuropa Festival, is selected by the national Rete Anticorpi XL, presented at the Vetrina La Giovane Danza D'autore and invited to the Italian showcase as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2013. Giorgia is selected to take part in numerous European projects, some of which are ChoreoRoam Europe 2012, developed by CSC/Centro per la Scena Contemporanea Bassano del Grappa (Vicenza), The Place (London), Dansateliers (Rotterdam), Paso a 2/Certamen Coreografico (Madrid), Dance Week Festival (Zagreb), B Project 2013, developed by Jheronimus Bosch Foundation, CSC/Centro per la Scena Contemporanea, Dance Umbrella (London), D.ID Dance Identity (Pinkafeld), La Briquéterie- Centre de développement chorégraphique du Val de Marne (Paris), Dansateliers (Rotterdam) and Performing Gender 2013, devoleped by Comitato Provinciale Arcigay Il Cassero/Gender Bender Festival (Bologna), Nederlandsedansdagen/Dutch Dance Festival (Maastricht), Domino Association (Zagreb) and Paso a 2 Certamen Coreográfico (Madrid). All dressed up with nowhere to go is her first piece for two performers.