MAGDALENA PRZYBYSZ

CHOREOGRAPHER / PERFORMER / DANCER 

Choreographer, dancer. One of the protagonists of books about dance: Pokolenie solo [The Solo Generation] by Anna Królica and Nowy taniec [New Dance] by Witold Mrozek. Recipient of the scholarship of the Minister of Culture in 2013 in the field of dance, recipient of the scholarship: Solo Project 2009 Art Station Foundation by Grażyna Kulczyk, graduate of Applied Psychology at Jagiellonian University in Kraków. She began her artistic career in 2003 in Kraków at the experimental dance studio Eksperymentalne Studio Tańca (EST) by Iwona Olszowska. Przybysz’s works are often done as collaborations with artists working in other areas and have been shown during prominent cultural events such as the Malta Festival (Przesilenie letnie), at the Centre of Contemporary Art in Warsaw, in Łódź, in Toruń as part of the Scena dla Tańca (Stage for Dance) programme organised by the Institute of Music and Dance (Strange Lóóp), during the Congress of Culture in Wrocław (Wytnij-wklej), the Cricoteca in Kraków (Dancing for the Birds, They watching Us), at the UNITHEA festival in Frankfurt and the Tanztage in Berlin (Mój Poland Drive).

Currently, the co-founder of the HOTELOKO movement makers collective together with Agata Życzkowska and Wojciech Grudziński. Author of the choreography for the collective’s performance: frau / mujer / femme based on the creative concept of Agata Życzkowska, and of #moiprzyjacieletancza, Absolutely Fabulous Dancers and Insta Show, all based on her own creative concept and choreography. Moreover, Przybysz continues to developing her expertise and skills by attending a specialist course in somatic education, Body Mind Centering at the Embody Move Association in London where she explores issues related to anatomy, biophysiology and translates this knowledge into the language of modern choreography. A university lecturer, teaching the Choreography of the everyday course at the University in Warsaw and the Somatic Methods course at the SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities.