Amanda Piña’s artistic work is concerned with the decolonization of art, focusing on the political and social power of movement to temporarily dismantle ideological separations between the: contemporary and traditional, human and animal, and nature and culture. She studied painting before studying physical theater in Santiago de Chile, theater anthropology in Barcelona, and contemporary dance and choreography in Mexico; Barcelona; Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance, Salzburg; and National Choreographic Centre Montpellier, Montpellier. Her work has been presented in institutions such as Tanz Quartier Wien, Vienna; Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna; MUMOK,Vienna; Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain, Paris; Kunsten Festival des Arts, Brussels; De Single, Antwerp; Royal Festival Hall, London; Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico; and Santiago a Mil International Theatre Festival, Santiago. In 2018 she was awarded with the Fonca Arts Grant from the Mexican Government. Since 2008 she has lead nadaLokal, Vienna, a gallery space specialized in expanded choreography and performance which she founded together with the artist Daniel Zimmermann. She is a research fellow at DAS THIRD, in the Department of Theatre, Dance and Performance at Amsterdam University of the Arts, Amsterdam. Piña is a Chilean-Mexican artist living in Vienna and Mexico City.


20-21 May 2022

Symposium: No Linear Fucking Time