馬才和 Victor Choi-wo MA(HongKong)


Victor Choi-wo MA founded Y-Space in 1995 and is the artistic director. He was in the first graduating class of the School of Dance of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. Upon graduation, he joined The Hong Kong Ballet, and resumed study at the HKAPA School of Drama in 1990. In 1996, he received the Asian Cultural Council Lee Hysan Foundation Fellowship to conduct research on dance and theatre in the USA. In 2002, he further received the Hong Kong Arts Development Council-University of Leeds-Chevening Scholarships for a Master’s degree programme in Performance Studies in the UK. As a choreographer with over 60 creations, he has also been a movement director for many local and international companies from Taiwan, China, South Korea, India, the USA, Australia, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Poland, Zimbabwe, etc. His major works include None of Your Business, Not a Double Room, Unconscious I & II, Dance “In” Possible!? I - V, Improvisation Land Series 1 - 62, Air and Breath I & II, Body, I.D. & Space I - V, Victor Ma's Dance Exhibition I & II, RE/evolution, Suddenly, On and On and Turn Turn Turn…, Room X, Door etc. He has received the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2016 on Artist of the Year (Dance). He has been the Artistic Director and Curator of i-Dance Festival (HK) since 2009.

​嚴明然Mandy Ming-yin YIM(HongKong)


Co- founder of Y-Space, Mandy Yim graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts School of Dance. She was the Hong Kong Ballet and City Contemporary Dance Company dancer from 1988 – 1996. She was a recipient of the Asian Cultural Council Lee Hysan Foundation Fellowship in 1996 to do her dance research in the USA. In 2000, she was invited to create a site-specific work"Chop-Suey” for the Harare International Festival of the Arts, September in same year, was invited to attend the Norway Oktoberdans Festival & End of Millenium Festival and participate in performing arts festival of artists -in-residence program, has also been invited to Germany Delesideng Tanzwoche Festival Wishful Thinking Project, Korea Fringe Festival , India Kolkata Interface Festival, Australia Melbourne Beyond Butoh Fringe Festival, Beijing Dashanzi International Art Festival , Shenzhen OCAT Comtemporary Dance Festival & Hunan Changde , Poland International Comtemporary Dance Conference & Performance Festival, i-Dance Taipei, i-Dance Korea, i-Dance Japan creation, Hunan and Beijing of China for performances and exchanges. Since 2009, Yim has acted as the producer of i-Dance Festival (HK) and her teaching, performances, creation toured Europe, Asia and Africa. Yim is currently the Education and Outreach Director of Y-Space.

Chico Katsube (Japan)


Chico Katsube is a dance improvisation artist from Osaka, Japan. She is a one of a leading figure of contact improvisation in Japan. In 2000, she founded Contact Improvisation Group in Tokyo and has organized international and local projects with many talented artists. In 2012, she moved from Tokyo to Kagoshima with Shoko Kashima. They started the activity with the focus on exploring and integrating Asian culture into improvisation, as well as to establish the art community in the countryside of Kagoshima. She and 
Shoko became the member of “I-Dance” since 2011, and are organizing i-Dance Japan from 2013.

Shoko Kashima(Japan)


Shoko Kashima is a dance improvisation artist /Photographer /Organizer. 
She began working with Chico Katsube, as a co- director of Contact Improvisation Group since 2005. She has performed with many talented artists and taught contact improvisation, bodywork  with Chico world wide. She moved to countryside in Kagoshima with Chico in 2012, and is exploring various activities of improvisation dance and arts, also trying self-sufficient life together with natural farming as much as possible. 
She and Chico are organizing i-Dance Japan from 2013.
She received her Master of Arts in Dance Education from Ochanomizu University in Tokyo in 1997. In 2002, she is awarded a scholarship from the Japanese Government Overseas Study Program for Artists to study dance in New York.

Naomi Minomo(Japan)


Naomi Minomo is a pianist, voice performer, composer based in Kagoshima, Japan.

She and her husband are doing music duo unit “mi-no”, her song was tied up for TV news program of MBC.

She had a fateful encounter with Contact Improvisation Group and started to collaborate and with them and exploring improvisation from 2016.

She performed with “ Charity performance for Kumamoto earthquake” “ Kurun Coron - the performance workshop for babies and mothers” “ Kirishima Art Day ~ Improvisation” and so on.

She has taught the piano and organ for children more then twenty years, and got an  award of excellence of Hammond Festival, and a gold prize of west Japan concour as a piano teacher. She teaches Japanese Nursery rhymes, also giving storytelling with music for children. She believes music is communication tools.

Soo Jin Park

Dance, Network manger

Soo Jin Park, am active in "Momjitneuru" and movement theater "Dumbeong", and more interested in the function of dance to faithfully live out my life beyond the boundaries of art and non-art.dd Description here

Bongho Kim 김봉호(Korea)

Dance, Adviser

He is the Member of AIAE Korea and Member of ET AUSSI Dance Company (2007-2013) with Celine Bacque. He is active both locally and internationally, teaching dance contact improvisation in dance centers and festivals in Asia and Europe. He is particularly interested in supporting and expanding improvisation networks in Asia. He first entered into theater in 1993 then 1996 switched the direction to dance and worked in various Korean dance companies and improved greatly.

AIAE 멤버이며 Et Aussi 무용단(2007-2013)을 셀린바케와 공동으로 운영하였다.

그는 세계 모든 곳에서 활동하는 즉흥무용가이자 안무가이며 즉흥무용교육을 하고 있다. 현재 그는 춤이라는 형태의 틀을 벗어나 인문학적 시각으로 움직임에 대한 연구와 표현에 대해 즉흥무용을 찾아가고  있다.

Namo 나모 (Korea)


Namo is a dance artist, improvisor, choreographer and movement researcher.

 He studied Fine arts (B.F.A.) and choreography (M.F.A.).

 as a Certified Somatic Movement Educator(SME) of School for Body-Mind Centering®(BMC), He’s been offering variable workshops and making performances in a somatic way.


Thesedays, He’s been working as the artist duo, BARINAMO with his parter,

 Bari Kim since 2013.

나모는 움직임 리서치를 기반으로 공연, 즉흥, 안무를 합니다.

 바디마인드센터링의 소매틱 움직임 교육자로 소매틱 접근으로 한 창작과 워크샵을 진행해 오고 있습니다.

 현재 아티스트 김바리와 바리나모로 활동중입니다.

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Irene Sposetti ( Italy)


Irene is a multidisciplinary performing artist, educator and choreographer. 

While originally from Italy she has spent the last 18 years traveling and living in Europe, India and China.

Her formal training is in dance, classical music (flute and voice) and theatre.

Her artistic path has been influenced by many different cultures and is deeply intertwined with her self-inquiry, spiritual practices and philosophy. Her dance practice is mainly inspired by Contact Improvisation, Instant Composition Techniques, Experiential Anatomy, Body-Mind Centering, Body Work, Yoga, Meditation and Singing Practices. 
The main theme of her movement research is improvisation. Through her practice she aims for a heightened state of presence, increased awareness in the body, effortless motion, and a broadening of the technical and investigative skills of the mover. She has a particular interest in intuitive learning processes, empowering individuals, and promoting independent research and artistic projects. She explores inner and outer ecology - believing that a healthy and creative relationship to the body can generate awareness, trust and authenticity in our lives as individuals and as a collective.

In 2011 she created Being Motion, a platform for sharing her artistic practices, research, creations and educational projects. @BeingMotion

Miura Ichi-go (Japan)


He is an ethnic percussionist (Brazilian, Indian, Irish, Arabic) and multi instrument player in his original style since 2001. Composing music and teaching percussions are his life works as well as playing in the performance.

Seo Kyong-sun 서경선 (Korea)


She has experimented various projects through the body such as exploration of the body, art as a way of living valuable life. She participated in Residency of Seongbuk Art Center, Seoul Dance Center, and Kyoto Art Center.

Currently, She is doing a series of 'house series' which is a relay-type performance with his/her own house as a stage and 'Tut network' which is a group explores through the body once a month.

몸에 대한 탐구, 가치 있는 삶으로서의 예술 등 몸을 매개로 한 다양한 작업들을 시도하고 있습니다.

​성북예술창작센터, 홍은예술창작센터, 교토아트센터 레지던시에 참여했습니다.

현재는 몸 탐구 모임인 '툿 네트워크'와 자신의 집이 무대인 릴레이 형식의 공연 '집시리즈'를 하고 있습니다.

Choi A-Reum 최아름 (Korea)


몸짓느루 공동대표

몸춤 운영위원


관계 속에서 흥미롭게 발생되는 창작을 즐기기에 타장르와의 협업 또는 다양한 형태로 실현될 수 있는 춤을 시도하고 있다. 현재는 한국춤을 기반으로한 현대춤을 연구중이다. 



Movement Neuru Committee Memeber,

Momchoom Member,

Asia Improvisation Art Exchange A-Reum is fascinated by art creation that arises from interpersonal relationships. Therefore she had been collaborating with artist from different disciplines and dance form expressions. She's currently concentrating on research on modern dance based on Korean traditional dance. 

OHMBRE 옴브레 (Korea)


모던락밴드, 레게밴드  국악밴드, 
극 음악 작곡 음악감독, 
이런 일들을 하면서 요새는 연출과 극작을 하고 있다. 재미있다. 
2017 서울연극센터 10분 희곡 페스티벌 <다음 생에는, 잔상, 시제를 올리는 시간>연출
     인천아트플랫폼 15분 연극제 <여ㅈ친구와 고양이> 연출
     우란 문화재단, 이대웅 연출 <The Mental Traveller>
     TVN <알아두면 쓸데없는 신비한 작합사전> 오프닝 음악감독  

Sunyoung Seo (Korea)


∙춤 서 이 공동대표

Chumseoi of Choreographer

∙프로젝트 420- ‘당신의 1초와 21분’ , ‘7분의 기록’

Project 420 - ‘Your a second, 21 minutes’ , ‘ Record of 7 minutes’

∙SIGN,바이올리니스트+현대무용,The Fame ..등

SIGN , Violin+Contemporary Dance , The Fame..etc

∙네덜란드 연수 , 중국샤먼시립무용단 연수 및 안무

Park Neoncool 박넝쿨(Korea)


밝넝쿨은 1994년에 처음 현대무용에 입문하였다. 이후 대학에서 무용을 전공하고,

졸업 후 2년여 동안 유럽을 여행하며 수많은 무용가들을 만나면서 영감을 받게 된다, 2006년 ‘오!마이라이프 무브먼트 씨어터’를 창단하여 ‘몸의 가능성에 대한 탐구’라는 화두아래 무용뿐만 아니라 동양의 기공(Ki Gong)과, 태극권(Tai Chi)등 다양한 움직임을 탐구하며 작업의 가능성을 확장하였다.

최근에는 극장공연뿐만 아니라 다양한 공간에서의 춤을 추며, ‘회귀로써의 춤’, 이라는 화두로 춤의 본질에 다가가기 위해 노력하고 있다.

Bari Kim 김바리(Korea)


Bari Kim is a dance artist, improvisor, choreographer and movement researcher.

 She studied French literature (B.A.) ,choreography (M.F.A.) and film making.

 as a Certified Somatic Movement Educator(SME) of School for Body-Mind Centering®(BMC), she’s been offering variable workshops and making performances in a somatic way.


Thesedays, She’s been working as the artist duo, BARINAMO with her parter, Namo since 2013.

김바리는 공연연출, 즉흥작업, 안무, 움직임 리서치를 하는 무용가입니다.


불문학과 안무, 영화연출을 공부했고, 이를 바탕으로 다양한 작업활동을 해 오고 있습니다. 바디마인드센터링의 소매틱 움직임 교육자로서, 소매틱의 접근방법으로 공연작업과 워크샵을 진행하고 있습니다.


삶과 예술의 파트너 나모와 함께, 아티스트 듀오 바리나모로 활발하게 활동하고 있습니다.

Ryo Tamura 타무라료(Japan,Korea)


Ryo Tamura


Bone in 23/04/1977 in Tokyo-Japan


Percussionist, Sound Artist


 타무라 료


1977.04.23 일본 동경출생


Percussionist, Sound Artist

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Mei Kuang Li (Taipie)


Mei Li graduated from London Contemporary Dance School with MA degree with
distinction. She worked with Kirstie Simson in the filming of ‘International
Documentary of Dance Improvisation’ and ‘Dance Cambodia,’ and has been invited
to perform and teach improvisation in numerous festivals such as ‘Contact
Improvisation Festival Japan,’ and ‘Asian Improvisation Art Exchange’ in Seoul, ‘i-
dance Taipei’, ‘i- dance Hong Kong’ , ‘Hong Kong E-Side Arts Festival,’ ‘Contact
Festival Kuala Lumpur,’ ‘Festival International de Danse Contemporaine’ in
Madagascar. She is an active practitioner, a performer of improvisation
She has also been invited to various artist residency programs, such as World Dance
Day in India, Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, and Kio-A-Thau Artist-in-
Residence,Taipei Public Arts Festival, and New Taipei City Public Art in Taiwan.
Recently she is choreographing a site specific project for Preparatory Office of the
National Human Rights Museum.
As a dance educator in Taiwan, she has organized workshops for Taiwan’s various
communities and populations, from the physically challenged to opera singers to
musicians. She has worked with the National Theater and Concert Hall in Taiwan and
National Taichung Theater giving public lectures and Dance Improvisation
Workshops. She is currently the Director at “MKL Creativity/Psychology Workstation,”
an improvisation teacher at Dance Forum Taipei Dance Company, and a member of
Ku &amp; Dancers Dance Company since 1999.

Jinsoo Kim (Korea)_Solmoomn

Dance, idk2018 Artistic director

솔문 김진수

 현_아시아 춤극 연구소 대표

 대표작 : 대화, 저곳, 버려지지 않은 것들

Garam Kim (Korea)

Dance, Organizers

Garam Kim is an ‘AIAE Korea’ member who performs choreography and improvisation. 
She consistently perceives the existence of ‘I’ given to the world and in the experience of the life constantly changing ‘I’, and looks at her action. She also researches the center of the body which is expands and deepens by the circulation of breath

안무, 즉흥무용을 하는 AIAE 멤버입니다.
주어진 ‘나’와, 삶의 경험 속에서 변화하는 ‘나’라는 존재를 계속 해서 인지하고 그로 인해 만나게 되는 나의 몸짓을 바라봅니다.
몸의 중심과, 순환되는 호흡으로 인해 확장되고 깊어지는 몸을 연구 합니다.

Parkkim Hyungjoon (Korea)


idk_AIAE Photographer (2008~2016) 

박김형준(사진가) : 새로운 것을 위해 이전의 것이 어떻게 바뀌고 사라져가는지에 대해 관심을 가지다 보니, 10여년 동안 ‘개발’이라는 주제를 가지고 다큐멘터리 작업을 진행하였다. 대학원 석사과정을 졸업하고, 박사과정에 재학하면서, 사진교육에 관심이 많아져, 아이들부터 노인까지 사진기를 통해 세상 보는 일에 호기심을 보이는 이들과 꾸준히 공동 작업을 하고 있다. 최근 몇 년 동안은 스마트폰으로 주변을 기록하는 데에 흥미를 느껴 몇 번의 스마트폰 사진전도 열었다. .

Sa Eugene 사유진(Korea)


Art Film director

사유진Sa,Eugene 예술영화감독

1996 서울예술대학 영화과 졸


‘어느 한베평화재단 활동가의 평화기원 노래’‘A Korea-Vietnam Peace Foundation activist’s prayer song for peace‘

(다큐메타리 & 뮤직비디오, 2018. HD, 4분 40초)

‘그해 오월 나는 살고 싶었다’‘I wanted to live in May that year’

(2017, 미디어 아트 시네마, 87분, HD, 기획/편집/감독, 2018 개봉 예정)

‘제주 : 년의 춤’‘Dance with Jeju 4.3’

(2016, 시네댄스, 94분, HD, 기획/편집/감독)

‘피스 인 티베트 : 눈물의 춤’ ‘Peace in Tibet : Dance of Tears’

(2013, 시네댄스, 85분, HD, 기획/촬영/편집/감독)

‘햇살댄스프로젝트 Ver 광주’‘Sunshine Dance Project Ver Gwang-gu’

(2012, 시네댄스, 95분, 기획/편집/감독)

외 다수작

Yeonji Han 한연지(Korea, Germany)

Dance, Support Artist

Yeonji had started movement practicing with Korean swordsmanship(Haidong 
Gumdo) in 2001 and continued practicing it for 7 years in South Korea. In 2016, she got 
interested in improvisation dance and started learning it by Emmanuel Grivet. She is now 
creating graduation pieces by the 2 years of education at TIP(Schule Für Tanz und 
Improvisation & Performance) in Germany. After this education, she’s going to continue 
performing based on improvisation dance as a form of stage-performance.

2001 년 , 7 년간의 해동검도 수련을 통해 몸의 움직임에 관한 연습을 시작했습니다 .  그후2016 년에 즉흥춤에 관심을 같게 되었으며 ,  에마누엘 그리벳 선생님을 통해 즉흥춤을 배우기 시작했습니다 .  현재는 독일 프라이부르크에 있는 전문무용학교TIP School(Tanze, Improvisation and Performance) 에 재학중이며 , 6 월 말 졸업공연을 마치고 올7 월에 졸업 예정입니다 .  졸업 후 ,  유럽내 ( 특히 스위스 ,  독일 )  그리고 한국에서 즉흥이라는 하나의 스테이지 퍼포먼스의 형태를 가지고 작업 , 리서치 ,  공연

Charlotte Böttger 샬럿트 버트거 (Germany)

Dance, support Artist

2012-2014 Charlotte dances with: Gruppo Oito „Dance for Sale“ and Phillip Rives, 
„Interventions in Urban Space“
She works as a theater pedagogue at Forum Kreuzberg (Berlin), where she realizes 
projects within the areas of dance/theater/film.
At SNDO Amsterdam Charlotte gets a further education in choreography. 
2015 the dance-theater piece „I’ve seen a wolf“ gets created. This duet piece is cocreated
by Philosophicum Basel and has been shown at Ackermannshof Basel and 
supported by Jugendkulturpauschale Basel and Kulturkick Basel.
also in 2015 she realizes the interdisciplinary projekt TrashHoldopera together with the 
finish artist Sampsa Pirtola and german artist Hannah Jäckel.
2015-2016 Hatha Vinyassa Yoga education with Detlev Alexander/ Nancy Yovanovic, 
2016-2018 Charlotte follows her deep interest in improvisation and follows the two-year 
program at TIP-School for Dance Improvisation and Performance. 
She graduates the school with two dance pieces (Trio-Improvisation and “We Are 
Extremely Fortunate”)

Kanghee Choi


​Born in Seoul, Korea. Kanghee Choi is a composer and improviser. In 2010, his first contemporary classical music piece, <The Moon, The Lake, and the Butterfly> was premiered in New York along with the new pieces of world renowned composers such as Terry Champlin, Allen Brings, David Loeb and Ornette Coleman. Since then, he has been experimenting new sounds and performing worldwide.


서울 출생의 작곡가이자 즉흥연주가로 사운드 아트를 중심으로 다양한 미디어들을 사용해 작업하고 있다. 2010년, 뉴욕에서 Terry Champlin, Allen Brings, David Loeb, Ornette Coleman 등 세계적으로 손 꼽히는 현대음악 작곡가들과 함께 그의 첫 현대 음악 작품인 <The Moon, The Lake, and the Butterfly>를 발표하며 작곡가로 데뷔했고, 이후 새로운 사운드들을 실험해오며 활발한 활동을 이어오고 있다.

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