Iris Athanasiadi is an architect, choreographer and interdisciplinary performer and Member of the International Dance Council based in London, UK.
Since 2015 she has been conducting research regarding kinesthetic interpretation of artistic ideas in the context of Architectural design and Choreography. In May 2018, she was a speaker at TEDx Technical University of Crete with “Dancing with Space”, a performative talk on how Architecture and Choreography influence the way we experience space.
Over the years she has worked as a dance instructor and choreographer in various dance schools and participated in numerous dance technique and choreographic workshops. Her work in research, choreography and performance has been showcased in Sympraxis – Dance/ Music/ Architecture, 2nd Art & Science Dance Congress and 8th Athens Video Dance Project. As a researcher and dancer/choreographer she is particularly interested in the relationship between space and body in motion as well as their structural elements in the context of ‘synthesis’ (composition).