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After holding a bachelor of arts, Wagner Schwartz (Rio de Janeiro,1972) engages in various choreographic research and experimentation groups in South America and Europe. Author of nine creations since 2003, he has received, among others, the APCA Award 2012 (by the Association of Art Critics of São Paulo) of the "Best artistic project" with the show Piranha and was selected by the program Rumos Itaú Cultural Dance in 2000, 2003, 2009 and 2014. His creations are quoted in several books, including O fazer-dizer do corpo: dança e performatividade (The say-do of the body: dance and performability) by Jussara Sobreira Setenta, 2008 or Am Rand der Körper: Inventuren des Unabgeschlossenen im zeitgenössischen Tanz (At the edge of the body: inventories of unfinished contemporary dance), by Susanne Foellmer, 2009. He was the curator of the 10th Danse Biennale Sesc, the international collaborator of the Contemporary Dance Festival, in São Paulo, and was a resident artist at the Curitiba Theater Festival. He has worked as a performer for the choreographer Rachid Ouramdane, for the theater director Yves-Noël Genod, for the artist Pierre Droulers and for the filmmakers Judith Cahen and Masayasu Eguchi. His latest work, A Boba, was presented at the Mostra Internacional de Teatro de Sao Paulo, MIT-SP and Playlist, in collaboration with the choreographer Lorenzo De Angelis, as part of the Camping Festival, at the Centre National de la Danse, France. In 2018, his first novel, Never together but at the same time, was published by Editora Nós. He lives and works in São Paulo and Paris.

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