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Yurie Umamoto (Tokyo, Japan) first trained in ballet in Tokyo. After studying at RIDC (Rencontres Internationales de Danse Contemporaine) in Paris, she moved to Amsterdam. In 2010 she graduated from SNDO (School for New Dance Development). Since then she has been developing mostly performance installations and image works, and has been collaborating with artists from various disciplines. Using mixtures of physical, visual and acoustic approaches as a medium, she has been mainly interested in exploring the perception of time, space and memory among other subjects. Her works have been presenting in theatres, galleries and site-specific locations. As a performer she has participated in projects by Theo Cowley, Simon Tanguy, Jija Sohn, Maria Mavridou, Ruta Butkute, Nicoline van Harskamp and others.

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