Laida Aldaz Arrieta
Laida Aldaz Arrieta is a multidisciplinary and in many cases self-taught artist. After studying as a dancer in P.A.R.T.S. (Brussels), with a scholarship from the European Community, she participates in projects with international artists and companies such as R14, Ali & Hedi Thabet, Mark Tompkins & Meg Stuart, David Zambrano, Julyen Hamilton, Mala Kline and others. Her professional career leads her to get in touch with multiple artists from different disciplines, who generate in her a curiosity for other forms of art. Creator, performer and collaborative artist, her creations are the result of the feedback between performing, plastic and visual arts. She co-creates, directs and produces the works “Soñando Despiertos”, “Shopping List”, “DVP”, “BS&I”, “Derrière Elle”, “Kirolak” and “Ruined Purposes”. She teaches at international festivals and schools (Kalamata Dance Festival, Alias Summer Intensive Canada, RITS, DCJ, CDM, DDM, Summer Intensive Portugal ...). She is the founder and director of Zinetika Festival (Dance & Film).