Irina Baldini

Italian / Finnish dancer and maker, Irina Baldini trained at Florence Dance Center and earned a 1st class Hons.
degree from Laban Centre for movement and dance, UK and an MA in Performance Practices, at ArtEZ university
of the Arts, NL. She worked over the years with different choreographers (Yvonne Rainer, Xavier Leroy, Mårten
Spangberg, Simone Forti, Mike Kelley, Pablo Bronstein, Susan Sentler) at venues such as Hayward Gallery, The
White Cube, Institute of Contemporary Art, Raven Row Gallery, Tate Britain, and independently at Queens
Museum, La Biennale di Venezia, Theater aan het Spui, OGR Torino, Florence Dance Festival, Dansmakers
Amsterdam). She is author of the book Low Content, 2018, a collection of reflections around the notion of
change through the lens of performance, Kelder, 2020, a photo-book rooted in the idea of in-betweenness and metamorphing, Between a Kick and a Cuddle, 2021, a thesis based on her fluid methodology around psycho-physical states of doubt and confusion and Accountable Temporary Expedients, 2022, a composition of elements informing and informed by Baldini’s methodology for choreographic improvisation.