Sezen Tonguz lives and works in Lisbon and maintains a strong connection with Turkey. BS in Environmental Engineering, studied culture and arts management and contemporary dance. As an artist and producer, she collaborates with various international artists. Her works were presented in Europe, Turkey, Brasil and U.S.A. She holds an MA degree on Communication and Arts at New University of Lisbon (NOVA, 2015) and is a PhD student at Artistic Studies – Art and Mediations, she continues her research and activity on artistic research and curatorial practices in performing arts. She initiated the Moving (Re)union in 2015 and and coordinates its international projects since then.
Vitória Teles Grilo is a performer and born in Chaves. She holds a MA in Communication, Culture and Information Technology (ISCTE) and is PhD student in the Performing Arts course of Imagem em Movimento (The University of Lisbon). She attended the course Dança na Comunidade, the Programa de Estudo e Pesquisa em Criação Coreográfica (PEPCC) at Forum Dança and four editions of the Programa de Estudo em Dança at EIRA. As an artist and creator, she has been developing works with different collectives and choreographers in performing arts. Since 2017, she has been involved in artistic pedagogical projects for primary school students in public and private schools. She was part of the editorial team of (Re)union’s first publication My background Is Now. In 2020, she joins the coordination team.
With a background in Contemporary History, Politics and International Relations and Management and Cultural Studies, has diversified her professional activity between research in social and political sciences, the management of historical and artistic collections and the development of cultural and artistic projects.
Between 2013 and 2019 lived and developed her professional activity in Rio de Janeiro, where she worked as executive producer in artistic and cultural projects, standing out the work developed in the production of contemporary art exhibitions. Currently lives and works in Lisbon, where she collaborates with the international network Moving (Re)union since April 2020, in the areas of production and fundraising.
Graduated in Contemporary Dance. In 2013 she joined the Choreographic Research and Creation Program (PEPCC) and in 2020 the Course in Management and Production of the Performing Arts (CGPAE), Fórum Dança, Lisboa. Since 2012 she works as performer and integrates Education through Art projects. In 2018 she joined the team of CAPa – Center for Performing Arts of the Algarve (Festival Encontros do DeVIR 2018). Currently she works as a production assistant, teaches contemporary dance at ESTC (Faro), integrates the Arte x Educação project (ESLA, Quarteira) and the Inclusive Dance program team at Cine-Teatro Louletano (Loulé). She was the local coordinator of (Re)union Thematic Residency in Faro, 2019. In 2020, she joined the production team of Moving (Re)union.
Graphic designer, visual artist and performer. Marta holds a master degree in Communication Design from Escola Superior de Artes e Design (Matosinhos), In 2017, finished the Postgraduate Specialization Course in Performance at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto. In 2018/19, she attended the Advanced Creation Program in Performing Arts (Forum Dança) curated by Sofia Dias and Vítor Roriz. Since 2014 works as a freelancer in graphic design and has developed artistic work mainly in the areas of performance and drawing. Since 2016, she has been responsible for the image of (Re)union.