Fabián Barba was born in Quito in 1982, where he studied dance and theater, and worked as a professional performer. Parallel to his artistic formation, Fabián took classes in Communication and Literature. In 2004 he went to Brussels to join P.A.R.T.S. after which he became a founding member of Busy Rocks. He has created two solo performances: A Mary Wigman Dance Evening and a personal yet collective history. In collaboration with Mark Franko he worked on Le marbre tremble (2014) and with Esteban Donoso on slugs’ garden. He also works as a dancer for Zoo/Thomas Hauert. Due to his ongoing research on the legacy of colonialism and dance history, he has been invited to give seminars and workshops in several European countries, the United States, Brazil and Chile. His articles have been published in Dance Research Journal and NDD l’actualité en danse and The Handbook of Dance Reenactment (Oxford University Press, forthcoming).

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