MAYA DUNSKY, multidisciplinary artist, painter, Butoh dancer and choreographer. Born in Israel, she has spent her early childhood in Nigeria. She is educated in Fine Arts, graphic design, creative dance & choreography. Maya paved her way in the Butoh world since 1985 as a student of the master Ohno Kazuo, the founder of Butoh. She lived, studied and created in Japan for 6 years. Since 1998 Maya gives master classes, facilitates ongoing Butoh dance workshops. She guides processes of creativity & specializes in transforming from one’s self therapy into awakening to the path of the artist within. Maya creates and performs mainly as soloist. Part of her dance pieces are duets, ensemble works and video dance. She designs the soundtracks for her dance works, as well as the minimalistic stage design and costumes. Maya also teaches a unique painting workshop called: “Space ‘ Colour ‘ Consciousness, a method she developed. Her paintings are found in museums and private collections in Israel, New York, Tokyo, Paris, Basel and Berlin.