Director – Anthropologist
Konstantina Bousmpoura is an independent artist, researcher, anthropologist and filmmaker. She has researched, directed and produced ethnographic documentaries on the theme of dance, politics and activism in Buenos Aires, Seville, and Athens since 2007. The documentary “Feeling from Outside” (2008, 18′) won 1st prize at the Certamen de Creación Joven Sevilla 2009 (ESP) and has been presented in many international festivals such as XIV Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean (SKP, 2009), Habana Video Dance Festival (CU), Salle La Alternativa (BCN-ESP).
Her latest documentary “Working Dancers” (2016, 76′) has been presented in international and Greek festivals as well as in academic and non-academic workshops and conferences such as Imagination politique Laboratoire (University of Perugia-IT), Everyday Revolutions (UK), Movement for the National Dance Rights (ARG), Athens Video Dance Project 2019 (GR) and Dance Studies Association International Conference (University of Malta – Performing Arts).
Since 2015, upon her return to Athens, she has been participating in educational conferences and ethnographically based workshops at the most important contemporary dance festivals in Greece.She is a member of the educational and artistic organization ACA which focuses on gender through audiovisual projects (Buenos Aires) and since 2016, works for the Athens Ethnographic Film Festival as a member of the advisory committee.