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Louise Vanneste

After training in classical dance, Louise Vanneste took a new direction towards contemporary dance, studying at P.A.R.T.S. A grant from the SPES Foundation (BE) allowed her then to continue her training in New York, notably within the Trisha Brown Dance Company.
Since returning to Europe, she has been working on choreographies, favouring collaborations with artists from disciplines other than dance: Cédric Dambrain and Antoine Chessex for music, Stéphane Broc for video, visual artists and lighting designers Arnaud Gerniers and Benjamin van Thiel and the painter Stephan Balleux.
Her work is presented in Belgium and abroad, at the Kunstenfestivaldesarts, the Holland Festival (Netherlands), Augusti Tantsu Festival (Estonia), Bienal internacional de dança Do Ceara (Brazil), Festival International des Brigittines (Belgium), Fabbrica Europa (Italy), Romaeuropa (Italy) and Hong Kong’s Arts Gallery among others.

Besides her projects on stage she also develops video installations vidéo such as Going West and #1.

In October 2021 she presented the new production Earths at Biennale de Charleroi danse , now she is working on a site specific production Metakutse which first production is in July 2022.

Winner of FRArt 2021 (Art research Funds), she will dedicate this year a specific time for his research_PANGAEA, towards the territories of the imaginary and hybrid practices.

Louise Vanneste is associated artist at Halles de Schaerbeek and she is “artiste-compagnon” at Théâtre de Liège (2018-2022). Her company Rising Horses is supported by Federation Wallonie Bruxelles.



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