Sebastián García Ferro
Argentina and Spain
From September 14 to September 17, 2018
Choreographer, dancer, performer and composer based in Barcelona since 2005. He has directed his own company since 2000 and staged nineteen pieces like “Solamente Solo” (2000), “Huellas” (2003), “Back” (2007), “Travellers” (2009), “Colapsar” (2011), “Impasse #2” (2013). He has formed at Argentina, USA and Europe, winning awards that include first prize for the best choreography at the 2007 Maspalomas Competition. Over the last few years he has received several commissions for large pieces. These include Versus 0.2 for the Compañía Nacional de Danza Contemporánea de Argentina, Orquestrat for the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, Ballet de la Ópera de Rieka with “Air From There”, the TOTDANSA Project in 2011 and 2012 and TOTDANSEN 2013 with 650 teenage dancers on stage. In 2016 he premier his large piece +45 co-produce by the Mercat de les Flors, Festival Grec y Festival Sismograf among others. He is Associated choreographer of La Caldera/les Corts Choreography Center, Secretary of the Profesional Asociation of Dancers from Catalonia and Residence Composer of the Fundación Phonos/Pompeu Fabra University. He founded BIDE in 2007.
During our stay in Faber, the entire BIDE team will meet to diagnose the project, establish the lines of work and the future of the company, deliberate the business plan on a national and international scale, observe the synergies of the team members and face the period from 2018 to 2020. With this residence, the BIDE team begins a work of accompaniment with Toni González, advisor of cultural projects.