Nina Meško (1973) lives and creates in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She has been dancing and choreographing for more than ten years, having gained her dance education at numerous workshops both at home and abroad. She spent a year perfecting her knowledge at various dance studios in New York (Movement Research, Dance Space, Merce Cunningham Studio) and also presented some shorter pieces there (Dixon Place, Judson Church, Joyce Soho …).
All her projects (Watching Alice, 13 Hours in April, Little school of flying, Deep Show, What a Feeling, The state of things) »showed articulated conceptual structure and strong interest in experiment«. They have been presented worldwide.
1996 solo dance performance "WATCHING ALICE", City theater of Ljubljana; Dixon Place, New York; dieTheather Kunstlerhaus, Wien; Karantena festival, Dubrovnik; International Dance Festival Four Days in Motion, Praha
1997 video-dance “WATCHING ALICE”, Kibla gallery, Maribor; Dance on Camera Festival, New York
video installation “WATCHING ALICE”, Galerija B-51, Ljubljana; 25th Salon mladih, Zagreb
1998 dance duet “13 HOURS IN APRIL”, Joyce Soho, New York; Merce Cunningham Studio, New York
1999 dance performance “The little school of flying”, International Festival of Contemporary Arts – City of Women, Ljubljana; Kibla gallery, Maribor
2000 improvisation “COINCIDENCE HOLDS THE KEY”, Dance theater of Ljubljana
2002 formance/installation “DEEP SHOW”, Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana
2003 performance “WHAT A FEELING”, Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana; Trans Europa Festival, Hildeshein (Germany)
2004 performance/installation “THE STATE OF THINGS”, International Festival of Contemporary Arts – City of Women, Ljubljana
1996 ArtsLink Residency grant
2000 scholarship from The Slovenian Ministry of Culture for a half year long study at Movement Research, New York
APEXchanges travel grant to take part at Encontro in Lisbon
Grant for VIDEO DANCE WORKSHOP from SK Stiftung Kultur, Köln
2006 Tanzquartier Wien residency grant
Praznik, Katja. “State of affairs and the symptoms of the crisis of the dance medium”. In Maska performing arts journal, 2005.
Vujanović, Ana. “Gibanica (Moving Cake) 2005: An Archive”. In Maska performing arts journal, 2005.