BIO

RUCHI ANADKAT

Visual artist and performer, living in Lille, she works in France (Fructôse) and India. Her research as an artist develops around the relationship between image and dance, a visual artist's perspective on dance and a dancer's look towards visual art. She graduated from M.S.U de Vadodara with a Master's degree in Fine Arts in 2007, and from a DNSEP in 2009 at ESBA-Le Mans. She has trained in Indian classical dance since the age of five.

She received an individual research scholarship from Regional Direction of Contemporary Art - DRAC of of Bourgogne in 2013 and the DRAC Hauts de France( north ) in 2017. She was selected that same year to join a artist studio at Fructôse. Since 2009, she has been part of the ROTBG collective, a free laboratory for experimental music research and sound performances.

She participates in residencies, exhibitions and performances in France, India and Italy. She is invited by Universities and Schools of Arts to intervene in conferences in India. She designs workshops around her performance project « Performed Geometry » aimed at a wide range of audiences such as young people, people with reduced mobility or professional dancers.