Irini Kalaitzidi is a dance and computational artist. Her practise is situated within the field of Technoscience while exploring the space in-between human and nonhuman, physical and digital, familiar and uncanny dancing bodies. She studied at the Greek National School of Dance (2018) and graduated (w/ distinction) from the ΜΑ Computational Arts Department of Goldsmiths University of London (2019). She has presented her works in Athens (Pistachios, Arc 2016) and London (mic | amplify the body and Within the Vibrant Assemblage, St. James Church, Goldsmiths 2019). Following her latter work, she was invited to talk at Somerset House on Art and Artificial Intelligence (Human Data Interaction, 2019). Among other labs, she has participated at the Choreographic Coding Lab, organised by Motion Bank, Fiber and the International Choreographic Arts Center (ICK) Amsterdam (Dansmakers, 2019). She has performed in productions of the Athens & Epidaurus Festival and at Megaron Concert Hall in Athens and has collaborated as an assistant choreographer with Patricia Apergi for the productions Alcestis (Athens & Epidaurus Festival, 2017) and Primary Fact (Onassis Cultural Centre, 2018). For the period 2020-21, Irini is in residency at Kinono (Tinos, 2020) and ICST Zhdk in the research area of Immersive Arts (Zurich, 2020).
She is based in Athens, Tinos and London.
Within the Vibrant Assemblage, 2019
mic | amplify the body, 2019