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Jasmin İhraç grew up in Cologne. She lives and works in Berlin.

Parallel to her degree in Sociology (Diplom, Freie Universität Berlin), she studied Contemporary Dance, Context and Choreography at Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum Tanz (HZT) in Berlin (a.o. in projects of Boris Charmatz, Anne Collod, Rosalind Crisp und Eva Karczag).

Her solo Trois Voies on reconstruction and authorship, was presented at 2. Biennale Tanzausbildung in Essen and at Roter Salon/Volksbühne Berlin (Überstürztes Denken by Marcus Steinweg). With the performance collective fanni fraktal she participated in the programme Tanzrecherche NRW at Brotfabrik Bonn. She performed in Anarchiv #3 Songs of Love and War by deufert+plischke (a.o. BIT Teatergarasjen Bergen, Kampnagel Hamburg, Tanzquartier Wien). Since the project Autour de la Table she is in close dialogue with Çatı Dans Istanbul.

The solo iz-le premiered in March 2013 in Bethanien/Berlin (further venues: Çatı Dans Istanbul, Tanzfabrik Berlin, Yerevan Armenia, IKSV Istanbul, Alexandrinski Theater St.Petersburg, Polychoros KET Athens, Gorki Studio R Berlin). The production Mj'a sin-Verflechtungen, a cooperation with visual artist Silvina Der-Meguerditchian, premiered in December 2013 and is part of repertoire at Ballhaus Naunynstraße/Berlin. May 2014: presentation of the new solo On Speeches at Palais de Tokyo/Paris in the frame of Flamme Éternelle (Thomas Hirschhorn).

Besides her choreographic and dance engagements, Jasmin worked from 2012-2014 as a research assistant in the DFG-funded project Media and constitutive systems: Archiving performance-based art (HMT Leipzig/HZT Berlin).

She dances in Collective Jumps, Turning Solo and Turning Solo 2 by Isabelle Schad (with Naïma Ferré), worked with Alexandra Pirici (Fluids, Signals, Aggregate) and in different collaborations in Germany, France and Turkey (residencies since 2014 a.o. at La Zouze - Cie Christophe Haleb in Marseille). Her collaboration with Lynda Rahal and Katerina Andreou on the project Objects of Contagion, had the support of Life Long Burning (Wild Cards residency 2015, CCN Montpellier). The choreographic work On Confluence, premiered in December 2016 at HAU3, Hebbel Theater Berlin; the solo dance piece Sahman-Grenze-Kuş was shown in November 2017 in Galerie Kunst & Denker Dusseldorf, and later on in KET Athen, La Zouze Marseille, Goethe Institut Ankara, Maxim Gorki Theatre Berlin, Kulturakademie Tarabya Istanbul, Festival On Marche Marrakesh and Bethanien Berlin.

In 2018 she received two Artist-in-Residence scholarships for Istanbul by Kunststiftung NRW (Mai-August 2018) and Tarabya Cultural Academy (September-December 2018). During that time she developed the film Constant changes, silent witnesses that was presented in Athens, Marseille, Berlin, Istanbul and Cologne since 2019. She performed as well in DO KU MAN by Taldans that was presented during Istanbul Tiyatro Festivali.

Since many years she works in close collaboration with Juliana Piquero, Catalina Fernández, Tümay Kılınçel and Lidy Mouw.

In 2021 three of her pieces premiered: Kleine große Sprünge in the frame of Tanzkomplizen liú , in co-production with HAU Hebbel am Ufer and Schichten schichten with Tümay Kılınçel (Zeche Zollverein).

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