Tina Valentan

Photo: Nada Žgank / Archive: City of Women
Occupation Choreography, Dance
Art fields Dance, Expressionist dance, Conceptual dance, Solo dance performance, Contemporary dance, Dance pedagogy
Born 1978, Maribor, Slovenia
City and country of residence Slovenia
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Biography

Tina Valentan works as an independent cultural artist. She has graduated from the School for New Dance Development in Amsterdam in 2007. Valentan has been active in the field of contemporary dance for many years. Over the last years she has been focusing on performing for other choreographers. Her solo and group projects are supported by various production houses: Federacija, Maska, Emanat, City of Women, Plesna izba Maribor, European Cultural Foundation and Modul Dance. She is currently touring European dance festivals with Milan Tomášik & Co with performances Hunting Season (2014) and Silver Blue (2015). She is working closely with Snježana Premuš, a Body Mind Centering practitioner and choreographer, with whom she is expanding her knowledge of the body and co-creating performances, lastly Physical Manifestations (2015). The artist is also appearing in the children’s performance Doodledee, It’s Me!. After presenting her choreographical debut at the first edition of Platforma Festival in 2007, which she later on developed in an acclaimed solo When the Moon Is Increasing (2008) produced by City of Women, Tina returned to the stage in 2016 with her new solo project, which has put centre stage a woman in possession of her full powers (Kalipso).

Source: City of Women

Umetniška dela

Type Dance performance, Contemporary dance
City of production Ljubljana

In content and motif the performance of this young and promising choreographer draws on different imaginative powers – human, animalistic, and mythological. Since culturally determined laws and principles operate on the unconscious level,[]

Type Dance performance, Contemporary dance
Date 14 September 2016
City of production Ljubljana
Format 1920x1080
Duration 47:01

Calypso is not from Homer, yet it is – the same as the immortal nymph Calypso – from a solitary land of shadows. It draws strength from the blackness of its inner universe which carefully forms into a movement and voice and is careful[]

Type Dance performance, Contemporary dance
Date 17 October 2008
City of production Ljubljana
Format 720x576
Duration 35:44

In content and motif the performance of this young and promising choreographer draws on different imaginative powers – human, animalistic, and mythological. Since culturally determined laws and principles operate on the unconscious level,[]

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