Hana Tefrati (MA/DE)
Siham Taflayout (MA)
Laura Tack (BE)
Hana Tefrati is a choreographer, performer, visual artist and curator.
She is a Moroccan-German artist, based in Marrakesh since 2013 where she curates international residency programs, art events since 2012 and founded the Queens Collective in 2014.
After her graduation from the European Dance Development Center (EDDC) / Dance Academy in Arnhem, Netherlands in 2006 she has worked internationally with several artists and choreographers. She was awarded the Dance Web Scholarship in 2011 and worked with Tino Sehgal during the Documenta13.
The project Maroc Artist Meeting (MAM) which she founded in 2012 became a partner project of the Marrakesh Biennale 2016.
In 2014 Hana Tefrati founded the Queens Collective, a multidisciplinary community art space in the old medina of Marrakech.
As artistic director she runs multiple projects, residencies and events in this space.
Though she is currently devoted to create new spaces for experimental movement research in Marrakesh she continues to perform and dance internationally and teach improvisational based dance.
Hana Tefrati is known for embracing improvisation and intuition in any of her creative process as well as for her community based art projects, connecting international artists with communities around the world.