juan felipe amaya gonzalez (he/him) is a Colombian performance artist based in Berlin and working in the fields of dance, choreography, and visual arts. His works can be traced in the convergence of interdisciplinary practices and unexpected encounters, dealing with speculations about time, technology, and environments.

His performance installation “BRAVURA" premiered in January 2024 at the Tanztage Festival in the Sophiensaele Berlin.

He co-developed the project “Pattern Parade” that attempted to summon AI through occultist and esoteric practices, with the support of the Volkswagen Foundation and Fonds Darstellende Künste, which was presented at the Transmediale Studio in Berlin in 2023.

From 2018 until 2020 he was a member artist of the Creative Europe research project on dance and technology Moving Digits.

He is also co-founder of Scores for Gardens, a study group working at the intersection of performance and critical theory, in collaboration with Travers, Radialsystem and supported by Gwaertler Stiftung, collaborating with institutions such as Kunstfort bij Vijfhuizen and KABK in the Netherlands and the Ostfold International Theater in Norway.

In 2015 he founded the collective Kimberly Kaviar together with Simone Gisela Weber, which in 2018 was selected for the Mentoring Program “Newcomer” from the Berlin State Association for the Independent Performing Arts e.V. (LAFT). Together they developed pieces such as Leashed Unleashed (2021) in co-production with Theaterhaus G7 in Mannheim and Berliner Ringtheater.

He mainly works collaboratively with artists like Deva Schubert, Jan Rozman, Maciej Sado, Florine Leoni, Michael Portnoy, Heiner Goebbels, Nile Koetting, amongst others.

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