Amaia Urra (Donostia-San- Sebastian 1974) After graduating in Art in 1998, she took part in the first workshop organised by Mugatxoan in Arteleku, with whom she went on to have several successful collaborations. Between 1999 and 2009 she lived and worked in Paris, Brussels, Madrid and Berlin, where she collaborated with numerous choreographers: Jérôme Bel, Xavier le Roy, Ion Munduate, Juan Dominguez, Cristina Blanco, Cuqui, María Jerez, and others. She currently lives in Donostia/San Sebastian and her work centres on language, the sung/spoken word and the action of naming things.
Her work has been presented in a range of contexts, including: Art nomade, rencontre internationale d'art performance de Saugenay, Axeneo7 & SAW Gallery, Gatineau-Otawa. /Líneas de acción, Casa Maauad, Mexico DF./ In-presentable, Casa Encendida, Madrid/ Radiodifusión, Emisión 0 and Emisión 1. by Mugatxoan, MST, Donostia-San Sebastian/ Group exhibition First Thought Best, Artium, Vitoria./ Musac, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Leon / Festival Plastique danse flore, Versailles / Zarata Fest, Festival de música rara y afines, Bilbao-Madrid / Bulegoa z/b, Bilbao/ Ecolalias RSS Radio del Centro Reina Sofía, Madrid.