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 amongst others by The Great Exhibition of The North, Dance4, Yorkshire Dance, Still Walking Festival, The University of Leeds, Ludus festival, Juncture festival. 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.