Hanako Hayakawa + Yoh Morishita

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Hanako Hayakawa

Germany, Japan/Dancer, Dancemaker
Hanako Hayakawa is a Japanese dancer and dancemaker based in Berlin, Brussels, and Tokyo. She graduated from P.A.R.T.S. training cycle, which is a three-year contemporary dance education program in Brussels. Prior to that, she studied at Tama Art University where she majored in Performing Arts mentored by Saburo Teshigawara. She works with international artists mostly from Europe and Asia such as Tino Sehgal, Benjamin Abel Meirhaeghe, Emmilou Rößling, Michiel Vandevelde, and Simon Van Schuylenbergh. Her choreographic work is an extension of her dance practice and is built on a combination of her experiences as a dancer, performer, and mediator.

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Yoh Morishita

Austria, Japan/Choreographer, Dancer, Performer
Yoh Morishita (b. Kobe, Japan) is a choreographer and performer currently based in Vienna. After she received a BA in architecture and design in Kyoto, Japan, she studied contemporary dance in Austria and Belgium. While she works with several artists’ dance projects across Europe, she also creates her own work as a choreographer and dancer. Her works are themed around the visualization of the unknown, inspired by theory, utopia, and sensation.

2024 project

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A collaboration between Hanako Hayakawa and Yoh Morishita, two dancers and choreographers who trained in Europe. The pair of female Asian artists, still based in Europe, will choreograph a piece that intersects their identities established by their respective careers and the cultures and environments they have experienced.