Sonya Lindfors

Athi-Patra Ruga

Sonya Lindfors is a Helsinki based artist that works with choreography, facilitating, community organizing and education. She is the founding member and Artistic Director of UrbanApa, an inter-disciplinary and counter hegemonic arts community that offers a platform for new discourses and feminist art practices. In all her work Lindfors pursues ways of working that shake and challenge existing power structures, penetrate the society and empower the community.  Her recent series of stage works NOIR? (2013), NOBLE SAVAGE (2016) and COSMIC LATTE (2018) centralizes questions around blackness and the black body.  Lindfors has been awarded with several prizes, the latest of which being the international Live art Anti Prize 2018.