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Valentina Desideri is an Amsterdam-based artist. She trained in contemporary dance at the Laban Centre in London (2003–2006) and later on did her MA in Fine Arts at the Sandberg Institute in Amsterdam (2011–13). She does Fake Therapy and Political Therapy, she co-organises Performing Arts Forum in France, she engages in Poethical Readings with Prof. Denise Ferreira da Silva, she speculates with many, she reads and writes.
She is available to share the practices and tools I use and research (Political Therapy as well as various reading and healing practices) with whomever is interested in experiencing and further exploring them with her. She is particularly interested in approaching study as a practice of healing, but how that can be done and what kind of collective experiments of study we could set up during the residency is totally up to encounters, circumstances and urgent necessities that emerge.