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Rose Akras’ work as a performance artist is informed by her long career as a dancer. In the process of transition from dance to performance Akras developed a specific interest in movement as a site of ephemeral and embodied knowledge production.  Movement and the body become the medium of an artistic practice that does not overlap with the theatrical, but deals with issues of space, duration, life presence and its erasure. Her work explores issues as the repetitive, cyclical structure of rituals and duration as an embodied sensation. She is interested in different aspects of the relationship between the performative gesture and the physical space in which it is situated: from  appropriating space to blending with it.