Yukiko Shinozaki’s (Japan/Belgium) work focuses on internal complexities and contradictions of the body. After studying classical ballet in Tokyo, Shinozaki moved to the U.S. She has studied contemporary dance and psychology at the Portland State University. After graduating, she lived in New York working as a freelance dancer as well as showing her solo works at various venues. In 1997 she moved to Brussels, where she worked with Meg Stuart/Damaged Goods until 2001. Since 2000 she has, in collaboration with Heine Avdal, produced and created more than 15 different projects.