Lília Mestre


Lília Mestre (she, her) is a performing artist, dramaturge and researcher working in collaborative formats mainly in the fields of contemporary dance and choreography. She is interested in forms of organisation created by and for artistic practice as alternative study processes for social-political reflection. She has been working on the concept of ‘artificial friendship’ which has been the source for the creation of methodological structures (scores) for exchange and collaboration in artistic research settings, which have been documented in various publications. She was artistic coordinator of a.pass (Advanced Performance and Scenography Studies) in Brussels and is currently Assistant Professor at the Department of Contemporary Dance and Co-director of the Performing Arts Research Cluster (LePARC) within the MILIEUX Institute for Arts Culture and Technology at Concordia University. Tiohtià:ke/Montreal. She was granted the The Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award 2023 for her research on expanded choreography “Through Materialities, Movement and Description”.

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