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INESA MARKAVA

She was born in Minsk, Belarus, a country with many beautiful lakes and forests. She began her dance and music studies at the age of 5. In 2002, she joined the University of Culture and Arts in Minsk and studied stage arts and cultural management for 3 years. In this University it was the contemporary dance, the new choreographic languages ​​and other forms of bodily expression that became her main interests to be discovered and developed.

In 2005, she won a one-year exchange scholarship in Portugal, and during this time she worked in Leiria with an international team in cultural and environmental programming. She attended contemporary and classic dance classes at the Clara Leão Dance School.

In 2006, she started working at the SAMP arts school as a teacher in Theatre, Garden of Arts and Cradle. She has been part of the Concerts for Babies of Musicalmente since 2007. In 2010, she finished her degree in Art Studies and joined the Masters in Cultural Policy at the University of Coimbra with the theme “Museums and Education”. She is, since 2016, a PhD student in Contemporary Art at Colégio das Artes in Coimbra with the theme “Contemporary Dance in the Exhibition Space”.