About me



About me

I'm from La Plata, Argentina, and live in Malmö since 2013. 

I'm a member of Danscentrum Syd and Nya Rörelsen (Rörelsen-koreografer i Skåne). I teach Contemporary Dance since 2000 and Pilates since 2007. I have taught Dance and Pilates workshops in different institutions of Malmö and Lund such as Medborgarskolan, Karavan, Malmö Dance Center, Danscentrum Syd, Drömmarnas Hus. 

I dance Tango Argentino and I organise different activities in which I use tango as a technique, expressive language, way of communication, and inspiration to the creation.


Learning:

After high school I had many options to study in La Plata, a university city. I began at the same time Psychology and Contemporary Dance in The School of Dances in 1995. The discovery of the Contemporary Dance caused that it decided to continue with the dance.

All those years in that school (1995-2002) were creative years, discovering, creating and connecting with people that today are still friends, collaborators, inspiration, support.

In 2002 I finished school. I kept learning other techniques like Eutonia.
Under disse årene received invited teachers from Europe and later. I began to discover the "new trends" in Contemporary Dance, especially those that use floor work and have a physical theater approach.

From 2011 to 2013 I lived in Brussels with intensive training in contemporary dance. Nowdays I train at Danscentrum Syd. I have a morning training based mainly on ballet, contemporary dance in terms of technique and improvisation, with local and international teachers.

Dancing.

I have experience as a dancer since 2000, creating my own pieces, working in collective creations and directed by others.

Along the yars Contemporary Dance become a way of processing my experiences and express thoughts, desires, emotions, dreams, interrogants, and that becomes material performances. So whenever it's moment to create a piece my goal is to find my own movement vocabulary or the volcabulary that this piece needs. I find useful to go always to the basis and take decisions concerning the use the space, time, energy and  muscular tonus, according to my way of understanding Laban's movement analysis. In the last years become more necesary create a kind of character that is related to the audience in different ways, being more or less influenced by them, playing sometimes with a fourth wall and sometimes finding fure intaction with tha audience sucha as I perform my clown character.

When I perform tango, which is a specific traditional dance style form Argentina, I use all its components such as steps, figures, musicality, leader rol and follower role, among others. I find interesting and challeging  to perform tango without losing my Contemporary dance mindset which means that I can not accept eassily already fixed codes wihtout questioning whats means what I do.


Cooperation:

Dance ocupes a big space in my life. The word dance includes now more elements than before. A big part is my practice, my training in dance techniques, more or less conservatives such as ballet, more or less avant garde as performance. Throughout the years and as soon as I started trying to develop my career as an independent artist I understod that if I wated to continue doing what I liked I needed to generate contexts to make it grow. I learned from teachers, colleagues ad friends from independent dance in Argentina that working in cooperation is a great key to access more opportunities. For that reason I take initiatives as organizer and coordinator in different activities that brings together other artists but also new audiences. I am working to generate in Malmö interdisciplinary experiences between dancers of different styles, musicians and other artists, to enrich our artistic work. I organized a training group for improvisation open to professionals and amateurs. I also work in collaboration with professionals from other disciplines, such as theater and music. I organize projects to make the dance accessible to several audiences.

Pilates:

In 2006, I had my education as a Pilates instructor and started working in 2007. Throughout all those years of teaching I learned by observing the results in my students. Adding my own touch to the classes I found in Pilates a training that offers huge benefits to the practitioners. Basically the the body awareness, the strength of the core, the breathing and coordination are the points that I consider most important and effective focus on. 

Tango:

During different moments I had tango classes in La Plata, Buenos Aires, Brussels and Malmö. Until recently tango was only a social dance but since 2015 I am interested in using it to explore communicational aspects and as a tool for creativity.

Teaching:

I started teaching some of my sister's friends to dance when I was 20 years old. Through the practice of movement techniques I had the feeling of having a key to access the knowledge of the subtle body and I was very motivated and curious about how to convey what I was currently learning.

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FULL CV

EDUCATION

Diplomas:
Técnica Intérprete and Profesora en Danza Contemporánea (Technic-Performer, and Teacher of Contemporary Dance). 2002, Escuela de Danzas Clásicas de La Plata (Argentina). 

Subjects such as Contemporary Dance Technique (Graham, Cunningham, Flying Low, among others), Improvisation and Composition; general knowledge of arts such as Music, Literature, Visual arts, Dance History, among others; teaching methods (Psychology, Philosophical-Pedagogical-Didactic Perspective, Teaching Practice, among others). 

-Pilates Instructor. Magna Pilates. 2006, Buenos Aires (Argentina).


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • Creation in Contemporary Dance: Since 2002 I work in the creation and production of my own works. I did the solos:
Zona de Arribo. Granted by BIJ (Bureau International Jeunesse), with the support of the Argentinian Embassy in Belgium and Luxemburg, and Giró (Cartelera virtual de danza). Plattform (Malmö) 2014; The Black Box International Festival, Plovdiv (Bulgaria) 2013; Festival PUENTES, Brussels (Belgium) 2013; II Encuentro Platense de Investigadoras/es en Danza y Performance, (La Plata (Argentina) 2011. Café Belg'Art, Brussels, (Belgium) 2011; Ciclo La Plata Arde, TACEC, La Plata (Argentina) 2011. 
Pálido furor (esta vez). Choreographic work created during the workshop of Composition, coordinated and mentored by Diana Szeinblum, Buenos Aires (Argentina), 2005. Studio visning Danscentrum Syd (Malmö) 2014;  Hay vida en Diciembre, La Plata (Argentina), 2013. Loona Nights. Danse Hallerne, Copenhagen (Denmark) 2013 ; Danza en Espacio Compartido. El Sábato, Espacio Cultural, Buenos Aires (Argentina) 2010; Muestra workshops. La Plata (Argentina), 2005; Festival Noches Merlinas, San Luis (Argentina).
Ensayo en PiezasDirector and dancer, Nidia M. B. Musicians on stage: Tano Gianluca Parisi, Andrés Felli. Festival Nuevas Tendencias 2004, October 2004 (La Plata, Arg). 
Cinco Ensayos. Centro Cultural Recoleta. 2003 (Bs As, Arg). Director and dancer: Nidia M. B. Musicians on stage: Marcelo Janik, Walter Krywyj. 
  •  Dancer in Contemporary Dance:
Summer of Love. Directed by Khamlane Halsackda. Malmöfestivalen, 2015 (Malmö).
Occult Geometry: Interdisciplinary work between visual art and dance. Choreographer: Marjolein Vogels. Visual artist: Jennifer Tee Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhaguen (Demnark, 2014).
Woza Nami, directed by Melody Putu. Skånes Dansteater (Malmö, Sweden 2014).
Demiurgo, directed by Agostina D'AlessandroIt was presented in Espacio LEM (Buenos Aires2012), and Festival Puentes (Brussels, 2013).
In 
May 2012, I was invited to dance with SoloConversations Dance Collective at the Festival des Arts Forains (Namur, Belgium).
Pálido furor (esta vez). In 2005 I was part of the workshop Improvisation and Composition in Contemporary dance, directed by Diana Szeinblum (Buenos Aires, Argentina). The result of it was a serie of solos, presented under the title 
Alguien Próximo (2008), (Director: Lucas Condró)
Bajo la Luna de Egipto (2007), (Director: Pablo Rotemberg)
Había una vez y otra vez (2005), (workshop of Composition mentoring by Diana Szeinblum), 
Cromaxis (2004), (Director: Silvina Duna)
Amenme (2002), (Director: Ariel Martínez)
Mi más sentido pésame (2002), (Director: Marta Lantermo), 
Vistas I+II (2006), (Director: Florencia Olivieri)
Taller Coreográfico del Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas (1999, 2000)No me Alegra (María José Goldin), Alto Contraste(Susana Szperling)Boquita Partida (Mey Ling Bisogno), Si te es Posible dedícalo a mí (Valeria Kovaldoff), Temblores de Fé (Silvia Pritz), Juego, Ensayo, Error (Andrea Servera). Danza Seca(1998), (Director: Alejandra Ceriani).
  • Collective creations, contemporary dance: Since 1995 I have working in collective creations.
Lycka! Granted by Malmö Stad. Work in progess. In collaboration with Rumiko Otsuka. Plattform, Danstationen, 2016. 
Tangibel. In collaboration with Jonna Tideman. Premiére at Lilla Beddinge teater opening, 2016.
Danza en Espacios Dance Collective. Ciclo Itinerante de Danza. Granted by Prodanza. Creations: Hacia las cosas mismas, Hacia las cosas mismas, zona 2. Argentina, 2010.

OTHER DANCE EXPERIENCES:


Tango performances and Contemporary Dance pieces inspired in tango:

Grupp performanceVinterlund dansfest. In collaboration with Tangokompaniet.
Dancers: Tommy Leite (Swe), Anna Sol (Swe), Daniel Carlsson (Swe), Sonny La (Swe), Cecilia Warfvinge (Swe). Mejeriet. Lund, Sweden. February 2017.
Duett. Festival Latino. Dancers: Tommy Leite (Swe), Nidia Martínez Barbieri (Arg).
Folkets park. Malmö, Sweden. July 2016. 
Tangibel. Creation/dance: Jonna Tideman (Swe), Nidia Martínez Barbiri (Arg). 
Opening Lilla Beddinge Teater, Sweden. June 2016. 
Tango på skolan. Spanska i Rörelse. Dansuppträdande och dansworkshop på Spanska.
I samarbete med Cipriano Calónico (Arg-Sve) och Tommy Leite (Sve). S:t Petri skola. Malmö (Skåne, Sweden). December 2015. Music: Cipriano Calónico. Dancers-teachers: Tommy José Cristian Leite (Swe), Nidia Martínez Barbieri (Arg).
Tango på skolan. Spanska i Rörelse. Dansuppträdande. Sundsgymnasiet, Vellinge (Skåne, Sweden).
Music: Cipriano Calónico (Ar-Swe). Dancers: Koki Cortez Lacherre (Pe), Nidia Martínez Barbieri (Arg).  September 2015. 
Tango, kropp och strängar (work in progress). Studio visning, Danscentrum Syd (Malmö, Sweden).
Performance and choreography: Nidia Matínez Barbieri. August 2015.

Dancer in films:
Karaoke. Director: Laurent d'Ursel. 2013. Premiere: Venice 2015
El nido vacío.Choreographer: Manuel Attuel. Director: Daniel Burman. 2007
5 (CINCO) Director: Jonathan Perel. Selección Oficial de Cortos, BAFICI 08 (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente). 2007
Short film for Aguas Argentinas. Choreographer: Andrea Servera. 2000

Assistant: 
Gallinácea. Choreographic assistanceDirection Guillermina Andrade (theatre Grupo Topográfico, work in progress). Argentina, 2011.
Paraguas y Relojes. 
Choreographic assistanceGrupo TopográficoENTEPOLA 2010  (Argentina). 2010

Ñok. Technique assistance. Direction Pepe Márquez, ENTEPOLA 2010 (Encuentro de Teatro Popular, Jujuy and Salta, Argentina). 2010

TEACHING EXPERIENCE IN CONTEMPORARY DANCE, technique and improvisation:


Workshops:
    Children:
    2016- Modern Dans, technique and improvisation. Dansstudio n 1 (Limhamn, Malmö)
    2015- Dans (7-13 years old). 2015, Drömmarnashus, (Rosengård, Malmö, Sweden).
    Youth:
    2016- Modern Dans, technique and improvisation. Dansstudio n 1 (Limhamn, Malmö)
    2006- Taller de danza contemporánea y folklórica (contemporary and folkloric dance). Programa Colonias de Verano, (Ezeiza, Buenos Aires, Argentina).
    2015- Dans (14+). Drömmarnashus, (Rosengård, Malmö, Sweden).
    Adults:
    2015- Dans (14+). Drömmarnashus, (Rosengård, Malmö, Sweden).
    2015- Modern Dans. Karavan (Malmö, Sweden).
    2014- Contemporary Dance based on Flying Low technique and Repertoire of the piece Zona de Arribo. Malmö Danscenter, (Malmö).
    2014- Contemporary Dance with elements of Flying Low, for professional dancers (Danscentrum Syd).
    2013- Taller de experimentación en danza. Zonas: entre conceptos e incorporaciones (La Plata).
    2010- Improvisación y Composición en Danza Contemporánea (Improvisation and Composition in Contemporary Dance). III Encuentro Experimental de Tango. (Esquel, Argentina).
    2005- Improvisación y Técnica de Danza. Festival Noches Merlinas, (San Luis, Argentina). 
    Regular Classes:
    Children:
    2014-2015- Modern dans. Medborgarskolan, Lund, Sweden.
    2007- Juegos Expresivos para niños (2-6 years old) ECUMAC Educative Project (City Bell, Argentina).
    Youth:
    Currently, from 2014: Modern dans, nybörjare. Medborgarskolan, Lund (Sweden).
    2005-2011- Danza Contemporánea, Escuela de danzas de La Plata (Argentina).
    Adults:
    Currently- Samtida dans med levande musik. Danscentrum Syd (Malmö).
    2015- Samtida dans. Danscentrum Syd (Malmö).
    2014- Experimentation in Contemporary Dance: Training+creation+performance (Danscentrum Syd).
    - Modern dans, nybörjare. Medborgarskolan (Lund and Malmö).
    2013- Contemporary Dance with elements of Flying Low. Danscentrum Syd (Malmö).
    2000-2011- Danza Contemporánea (Contemporary Dance), (La Plata and Buenos Aires).



    TEACHING EXPERIENCE IN PILATES:



    Currently, since 2014- Pilates Matwork 1. Studio frid (Malmö), Medborarskolan (Malmö, Lund).
    Sinnce 2016- Pilates barre. Studio frid (Malmö).
    Since 2015- Pilates en español. Danscentrum Syd (Malmö).
    2007-2009Pilates Reformer. Magna Estudio. Substitutions in  Alto Impacto Gym ( La Plata); Gym Corpo (Villa Bosch)/ Gym Megatlon; 2007: Gym Show (Buenos Aires); Cabello (City Bell); Las Rocas (Tolosa). (Argentina).


    TEACHING EXPERIENCE RELATED TO TANGO:

    Workshops:
    2017- Experimental workshop. Dans i mörket. Tango Move!. Musicians: Julián Gozález, Ana Vocaturo, JOhannes Nestesjö. Underverket (Malmö).
    2016- Experimental workshop. En heldag med tango. Musicians: Orquesta de Señoritas (Rosario, Argentina). Folkets Bar (Malmö).
    - Kontaktträning för tangoutövare. Darkside Milonga (Göteborg, Sweden).
    - Spanska i Rörelse. Sainkt Petri Skola, (Malmö, Sweden).
    2015- Dance improvisation, series of free workshops + dance jams. Brändan, Aug-Sept. Folkets Park (Malmö).
    Regular Classes:
    2016- Tango Nybörjare. Tommy Leite-Nidia M. B. Tangokompaniet (Malmö).
    - Kontaktträning för tangoutövare. Danscentrum Syd (Malmö).

    OTHER TEACHING EXPERIENCES:



    2012- Movimiento Consciente. Salle Bleue (Brussels, Belgium).
    2011- Entrenamiento Consciente (Body Awareness). Encuentro Latinoamericano de Teatro Popular, (Jujuy, Argentina).
    2005-2010- Entrenamiento I. Escuela de danzas de La Plata (Argentina).
    2005- Técnica del Movimiento, para estudiantes de Teatro (Movement technique for actor students), Escuela de Teatro de La Plata (Argentina).

    COORDINATION:


    - Cultural events coordination: Fiesta 25 de Mayo (May 2012), Festival Puentes (May 2013). Argentinian Embassy in Belgium and Luxemburg. (Brussels, Belgium).
    - Cultural and educative events, arrangement and coordination: TANGO MOVE!, in collaboration with Tangokompaniet. Underverket (Malmö), Dec 2016; DANCE IMPROVISATION, series of free workshops + dance jams. Brändan, Folkets Park (Malmö), Aug-Sept 2015; EN HELDAG MED TANGO. In collaboration with Tangokompaniet. Folkets Bar (Malmö), Juni 2016.

    STUDIES AND TRAINING:


    From 1994 until 2011 I trained with dancers from La Plata and Buenos Aires (Technique, Improvisation, Composition, Contact Improvisation) such as Fernanda Tapattá, Ines Rampoldi, Eugenia Estévez and Diana Szeimblum.
    I participated in workshops of Contemporary Dance with Gustavo Lesgart, Ana Garat, Miguel Robles, Gabriela Entin, as well as with teachers from abroad such as Alexis Euperrie, Ray Chung, and Phillip Beamish.
    In 2002 I started learning Eutony. In 2006 I studied the first year at the Escuela Argentina de Eutonía (Argentinian School of Eutony).
    Dance Theatre with Laura Valencia in 2000 (La Plata, Argentina), and Clown with Dario Levin in 2010 (Buenos Aires, Argentina).
    Arabic Dance with Florencia Lima, 2002 (La Plata, Argentina).
    Danscentrum Syd (Morning training for professional dancers). Ballet, contemporary dance, improvisation. Since 2013.
    Dansstationen: Lee Smikle (United Kingdom),Workshop/residency related to his work with Shoderitch Youth Dance (2013).
    Emelie Bardon Dance and Yoga Studio: Ady Elzam (Israel) Contact Improvisation, workshop (2013).
    Training for professional dancers: Cruz Isael Mata. Flying low(Danscentrumjette); David Zambrano, Flying low (Danscentrumjette); Anton Lashky (Slovakia) Technique and Improvisation (Danscentrumjette, Summer Studios P.A.R.T.S); Dominique Duszyniski. Technique (Danscentrumjette); Susanne Bentley (Hybrid Studio, La Reffinerie); Thi-Mai Nguyen (Danscentrumjette); Ursula Robb, Technique (Summer Studi.os, P.A.R.T.S); Clinton Stringer. Repertoire of the piece Drumming by Anne Therese de keersmaeker (Rosas), (Summer Studios, P.A.R.T.S). Brussels, Belgium.
    • Artistic residencies:
    Residency and showing: "Demiurgo. Laboratorio / Representación sobre el Cuerpo" Coordinated by Agostina D'AlessandroResidencias en Espacio LEM. Buenos Aires (Argentina). 2012. 
    Laboratorio itinerante"El Cuerpo Próximo", coordinated by Olga Mesa. Festival Danza al BordeValparaiso (Chile). 2009.

    Workshop and showing: "Improvisation and Composition"coordinated by Maria Ines Villasmil(Netherlands). Festival Montevideo Sitiada / Red Ciudades que Danzan. Montevideo (Uruguay). 2003.
    • Training in tango:
    Mallorca tango festival: Workshops with Chicho Frumboli and Juana Sepulveda, and Sebastián Achával and Roxana Suárez.

    DNI. Thematic workshops with teachers team. January 2016, 2009. Buenos Aires (Argentina).

    Pasaje Dardo Rocha. Workshops in 2000, 2008.

    Escuela Argentina de Tango. Workshops 2008 Buenos Aires (Argentina).
    Escuela de danzas clásicas de La Plata. Course with Andrea Castelli. 2001 (Argentina).

    OTHER EXPERIENCES:


    Live model:

    - Grand Studio. Experimental group of visual artist. 2012 (Bru, Bel)
    - Eduardo Silverstein. 2010-2011 (Bs As).

    LANGUAGES:


    - Swedish: SFI (Swedish for inmigrants), Folkuniversitetet 2014 (Malmö, Sweden). Svenska som andra språk X, Y, Z. Södervarn 2014-2015 (Malmö, Sweden).  
    - English. Elemental level. Cours communaux de langues modernes (Bru, Bel). 2013
    - French. Elemental level. Cours communaux de langues modernes (Bru, Bel). 2013

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