is a Colombian independent choreographer and dancer based in Berlin. She received a MA degree in Choreography at the Inter-University Centre for Dance -HZT Berlin and a BA degree in “Communication of the Arts of the Body” with an emphasis on Dance and Theater from the Catholic University of Sao Paulo - PUC-SP in Brazil.
Lina's recent work A Passo di Mulo was supported by the Einzelprojektförderung 2018 of the Berlin Senate, and celebrated its premiere in the frame of the Open Spaces Festival co-produced by the Tanzfabrik Berlin.
Her work RESTRAINT is one of the Aerowaves twenty19 and it was presented in the frame of the Neworks in ada Studio Berlin, Tanztage Berlin 2018 and Performing Arts Festival Berlin at the Sophiensaele Berlin, and in the Tanznacht Berlin 2018. Her choreographic research Chão Vazado was supported by the Einstiegsförderung 2017 of the Berlin Senate.
Lina's previous works STAUB [Poeira Surda] (2016) and Devaneios Sobre o Desaparecimento - Träumerei des Verschwindens (2015) were presented at Uferstudios-Berlin in the frame of the MA Choreography at the HZT-Berlin.
In collaboration with Julek Kreutzer, Lina developed the project Choreographies of Fear, Responses to Invisible Strategies (2016) during an artistic residency at the Centrum Amarant in Poznan, Poland. Her work Estudosparaocorpocomotradutorpoéticodaimagem (2015) was sponsored by the Goethe-Institute to participate in the Festival Circuito Vozes do Corpo in Brazil.
Furthermore, she is co-founder of the Companhia Aberta de Dança of São Paulo-BR (2008) and has been developing works collectively (Trabalho em Branco para Público Nenhum, Sapatos Cegos and Entre Eu e Você) there ever since as a choreographer and performer.
Beneath that, Lina has worked as a dancer and performer with choreographers such as Yoshiko Chuma, Tino Sehgal, Edson Fernandes and Jorge Garcia among others.