Marta Navaridas & Alexander Deutinger
Marta Navaridas & Alexander Deutinger

Why do you do what you do?
A chain of very unlikely events brought us here.

How do you work? 
We manipulate thought through word and action.

What are your sources of inspiration?
Barack Obama, Lady Diana, Pope Francis.

How do you work on them?

Do you have daily practices?
Mindful breathing.

For you, what role do artists have in society today? 
To find their own role.


Navaridas & Deutinger

Marta Navaridas (San Sebastián, Spain) and Alex Deutinger (Salzburg, Austria) both studied Translation and Dance. They have been developing text-based performance works since 2008. They are based in Graz, Austria.

Selected works: Look at Them Now! (2008), This is Not a Ship (2009), Your Majesties (2010), Fandango and Common Consciousness (2011), Speaking of Which (2013), On the Other Hand (2013), Queen of Hearts (2016).

Their works have been shown at international festivals and venues such as Abrons Arts Center New York, Gessnerallee Zürich, Maison de la Danse Lyon, Palazzo Grassi Venice, The Place London, Danspalladium Malmö, Rencontres Chorégraphiques Internationales de Seine-Saint Denis, Centrale Fies Drodesera, Pôle Sud Strasbourg, Impulstanz Festival Vienna, Dansens Hus Stockholm, DanceWeek Festival Zagreb, Muffatwerk Munich, Frascati Theater Amsterdam, Escena Contemporánea Madrid, Tanzquartier Feedback Festival Vienna, among others.

Awards and Grants: Swedish Arts Grant 2016, Swedish Dancenet Artists 2014, Aerowaves Priority Company 2013, Springforward Selection 2013, BestOFF-Styria Theater Award 2010, ACT Award Bilbao 2008, DanceWEBeurope 2007+2010.