About

Simone Wierød is a Danish choreographer based in Copenhagen.

She works as an independent and self-producing artist and is supported by The Danish Art Foundation through working grants and project funding.

She graduated from Danceworks Berlin in 2014 and her work has so far been shown in 13 different countries. She received international recognition by winning an award at the 29th International Competition for Choreographers in Hannover 2015 with her ironic and humoristic dance duet WWW. Currently she is touring her latest work, SOLUS, which is her first dance film production. In her artistic work she focuses on the present time and on society related themes. She uses her choreographic practice as a tool for understanding her surroundings and as a way of commenting and addressing current social and political topics. She works from a very conceptual base and essential for her choreographic work is a play with structure, kinetics, musicality and dynamics.

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