Ariadna Vendelová | performing artist
Ariadna Vendelova is an aerialist, dance performer, choreographer and teacher
working internationally around Europe, as well as locally within the city
community in Košice, Slovakia, where she is based. She is a founder of an arts
community platform Ariadnina Niť, a co-founder of LALYRA Company (http://lalyra.sk/) and LALYRA Academy, an acclaimed
local aerial dance studio.
She is a unique artist researching within the field of aerial dance and new circus, specialising in aerial silks. Her movement quality, artistic style and holistic approach to movement arts have been deeply influenced by yoga, dance improvisation and nature, as well as by her experience of motherhood, by feminism and by artistic and geographical isolation within the field of aerial arts and new circus. She has worked, performed and taught at festivals and studios around Europe.
Ariadna is also a poetess, currently working on creating a publication platform for poetry of women Moje More, a yoga practicioner and teacher, and a passionate advocate for enviormentalism, calling for the return to Nature both in ecological and spiritual sense of the word.