Vanessa is a dance and multidisciplinary artist from Sicily, based in Leeds, UK. She explores the crossover between choreography, walking-art and installation through site-specific, improvisation, participatory and cross-disciplinary practice. Her work is often site-responsive and participatory and it has included video, outdoor installations and walks. She has been commissioned by festivals and institutions including Dance4,The Great Exhibition of The North, Dance City, Badischer Kunstverein, Hull Freedom Festival, The University of Leeds, amongst many others; and has toured across the UK, Europe and East Asia. She has been an artist in residency in several visual art settings such as Yorkshire Sculpture Park, The Hepworth Wakefield gallery, MoMa Oxford, 4Bid gallery in Amsterdam.