Amaara Raheem (b. Colombo, Sri Lanka) is a dance-artist, researcher, writer and curator working with movement and language. Her work is site-specific, multi-modal and includes live performance, video, text, voice and improvisation. She’s often involved in collaborative processes of performance making, underpinned by a strong feminist sensibility. She holds a PhD by practice from the School of Architecture and Urban Design (RMIT University) and was recently selected for the ABC Top 5 media residency. Amaara co-curates Now Pieces – a platform for improvised performance – at Dancehouse. She sits on the Artistic Directorate of Next Wave.
Amaara is a Workshop leader for Hi-Viz Satellites 2022.