Tania Gonzalez

Choreographer, performer and transdisciplinary researcher

Tania González is a choreographer, performer and transdisciplinary researcher. For the last few years she has lived between Stockholm and Berlin. In her work she combines ethnographic methods with somatic research, improvisation and instant composition. She has a degree in Spanish Dance from the Madrid Conservatory of Dance and a PhD in Social Anthropology from Stockholm University. She has studied contemporary dance at Tanzfabrik Berlin. Throughout her career she has given workshops in Spain, Ireland and Sweden and collaborated with artists from different disciplines, especially in the field of improvisation. Her latest creations have been presented at the Fylkingen hall (Stockholm), at Tanzfabrik Berlin and at the 15m2 traveling micro-dance festival. Additionally, in her role as an anthropologist, she was awarded a scholarship by the Marie-Curie program of the European Commission to be part of the CoHaB (Constructions of Home and Belonging) doctoral network and has participated in various research projects related to transnational migration, gender relations and care. She is currently a student of the Master Performance Practices at ArtEZ University of the Arts in Arnhem, Netherlands.