Israeli-born choreographer Yasmeen Godder speaks about the culture during the crisis we are dealing with. She is convinced in a basic-structure approach to get the necessary solutions and by that improving the artist status. Nonetheless she belongs to the independent scene.
BIO – Yasmeen is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Bessie Award in New York in 2001, for the presentation of ” i feel funny today“. Her works have been commissioned by DTW, The Kitchen and Dancing in the Streets in New York City, the Lab Theater in Jerusalem, the Curtain Up Festival in Tel-Aviv, and Montpellier Dance Festival, in France, the Hebbel Am Ufer in Berlin, CND in Paris, Les Subsistances in Lyon among others. She has twice received the Israeli Ministry of Cultural Affairs “Choreographers Award” in the years 2001 and 2003, and her company received the Ministry’s award for “Small Ensemble” in dance in 2003 and 2009. In addition, she received the Hasia Levy Agron Choreography Prize, the Rabinovich Foundation Grants, Tel-Aviv Municipality’s Rosenblum Prize for “Promising Artist” and for “Excellent Artist”, the Landau Prize for excellence in arts, grants from the Israeli Lottery Council for the Arts and the Teva Foundation, as well as a special scholarship from the Ballet Master Albert Gauvbiers Fund in Denmark. And Godder was also a Chosen Artist of the ICExcellence Foundation in the years 2004-2009.