Anouk is a dance artist, dance teacher, researcher and shiatsu practitioner based in Brussels. She graduated from the Centre National de Danse Contemporaine d’Angers (CNDC) in 1992. After a brief carrier as an interpreter (Cie Michèle-Anne de Mey), Anouk devoted herself to Instant Composition and especially Lisa Nelson Tuning Scores. She was assisting the rhythm teacher Fernand Schirren at P.A.R.T.S. She adapted and performed “Room” a Deborah Hay solo in 2005 and was artist in residence at Charleroi danse in 2008 where she created the solo “Helium”. Since then Anouk is collaborating with Belgian transdisciplinary artist Julien Bruneau on his artistic research “Phréatiques”. She is also involved in the project of Heike Langsdorf “Distraction as Discipline” and Helena Dietrich “Elastic Habitat: an embodied approach to design” at KASK. She is currently leading her own research on “poetic and polyphonic documentation” and completed a.pass post-master programme in 2016. She contributed to the online publication MIND THE DANCE that focuses on dance documentation. She teaches at KASK, at the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp, for Candoco Dance Company and at ImpulzTanz Festival.
Function: Improvisation and Composition