Individual Ritual – Iris Erez

Israel Museum, Monday December 3, 18:00

This work was created for “PRESENT CONTINUOUS”-
Contemporary dance performed alongside the world’s most ancient artifacts
Archaeology Wing, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Artistic Direction: Neta Cohen & Anat Cederbaum

Choreography & Performance :Iris Erez

Objects and Dramaturgy: Noa Elran

Music: Shocking Blue/ Venus

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Iris Erez

Iris Erez

Iris (1971) is an independent Choreographer and dancer. Through her works Iris is searching to bring the political and public spheres through the private vibrating body and to research the reciprocal influences on one another. Between her works are: “Temporary”, “Homesick”, “First Body Many”, “I’ll be right back”, “Local/Not easy” site specific works and videodance pieces. Her works are shown worldwide. 
Worked with choreographers Yasmeen Godder, Inbal Pinto, Arkadi Zaides, Ronit Ziv and more.
Curated the Galilee Mountains Dance Event and the 2015 edition of Machol Shalem dance festival in Jerusalem. Between the years 2012-2015 Iris was the chairman of the dance repertoire committee at the national educational culture center. 
Teaches at the Jerusalem Academy of Music & Dance and at the School of Visual Theatre.  Iris was the guest artist professor for spring 2017 at the dance department at Reed College as part of the Schusterman foundation and the Israeli institute program. 
Won several prizes and grants from the ministry of culture and from The Bistrizki, Teva and the lottery culture funds.
Holds a BA in psychology and arts and a diploma in dance therapy.
A mother of 2 sons.