H20xo creator / H20p & H20BODY movement creation

Tessa Hays-Nordin is a multidisciplinary artist, with a background in body theatre. Tessa earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Evergreen State College in Washington State in the USA while studying at Jacques Lecoq's international institute in Paris. She then went on to pursue a Master's degree in aesthetics and philosophy of theatre at the University Paris VIII in France.

Hays-Nordin has worked as a body actress with theatre companies such as: The Conciliation Project, Vestiges/Vertiges, Naranja Escena, among others. She has taught at cultural and educational institutes, specifically a Master Class at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex at Cal Arts in Los Angeles USA and in Medellín Colombia: at the Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín (MAMM), La Universidad Nacional, La Casa Museo de la Memoria, and at the Centro Colombo Americano in Medellín and Apartadó. She has collaborated with international artists in the USA, France and Colombia, among them Yelena Valer'evna Moskovich, Adelaida Mejía-Vallejo, Gao Xingjian and Navid Nuur.

Tessa approaches her creations from bodily intelligence and draws on the immediate environment to construct her work with indigenous materials. She would like to continue to collaborate with artists, musicians and scientists internationally and continue to contribute to the exploration and research of "the perspectives of memory" and the gestures that create it.


Alejandro Vásquez SalinasAlejandro Vásquez Salinas, Medellín 1979. Master of Fine Arts, Utrecht School of the Arts, The Netherlands, obtained his degree in visual arts from the University of Antioquia in 2003. Winner of the Visual Arts category in the "Referentes" Awards for Art and Culture 2018, granted by the Mayor's Office of Medellín. He is co-founder and member of the cultural corporation El puente_lab, laboratory of cultural activation; through which he has participated in various projects and workshops with international artists in the city of Medellin; and several exhibitions in Italy, Austria, Lithuania, Turkey and in the XIII Havana Biennial 2019. In 2004 he participated in an artistic residency UNIDEE University of Ideas Fondazione Pistoletto in Biella Italy, and has continued to cooperate with the institution in design and art projects. Vásquez's work has been developed since 2003, taking part in numerous exhibitions around the country, including the regional Salon of Artists, Curatorship: "Investments + art + Exchanges + Transactions", Medellín and Armenia. The 42nd National Artists' Salon in Barranquilla and Cartagena. "Surreptitious Undercover Stories" at the Banasta Gallery. In the exhibition "Antioquias", Diversity and Imaginaries of Identity, Museo de Antioquia. He has been a member of the jury for the creation grants of the Medellín Secretary of Citizen Culture in the modalities of Urban Art, responsible use of public space and Murals for Coexistence, 2016.

He is currently Director of the Paul Bardwell Contemporary Art Gallery at the Centro Colombo Americano and is in charge of the Deseartepaz programme at the same institution.

H20p Music Bubble by LAKE the band

Ashley Eriksson is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and animator. She is best known for her composition of the end credits music for Adventure Time. Ashley is also known as the songwriter for the band LAKE. Ashley grew up in Santa Clarita, California. Her father is a Swedish citizen and her mother is a US citizen. Ashley received piano lessons as a child. She learned to write and record songs from her older brother when she was 13 years old. As an adult, Ashley moved to Washington State and formed the band LAKE in 2005 with Elijah Moore and Linus Schief. As of 2020 the current members of LAKE are Ashley Eriksson, Elijah Moore and Andrew Dorsett.


H20p Music Bubble by LAKE the band

Eli Moore is a musician and filmmaker living on Whidbey Island in Washington State. He writes and plays music in the band LAKE.

H20p Movement consultation

Olisa "Spyc-E" Enrico was born into a life of music and began exploring theatre in 2003. She earned a BA in Acting, Magna Cum Laude, and an MA in Theatre Pedagogy with a specialization in both Poetic Dramatic Ritual in the African Continuum and Archetypes for the Actor. Olisa believes that artists and art are vital to the state of culture and society and shares her soul through acting and teaching. Olisa is a board member of www.TheConciliationProject.org (TCP) (501c3) and founder of www.GriotGirlz.org. Olisa teaches students of all ages and stages incorporating principles of community and shared responsibility. Olisa is a passionate and powerful performer grounded in the creative process.



H20p Movement consultation

Maureen Momo Freehill (MFA, Directing Asian Performance U of HI)

Founder of www.Butopia.net offers nature-based retreats and somatic wellness training, serves as a teacher and board member of www.NatureMoves.org nurturing embodied intimacy between humans and nature. Facilitator member of www.theconciliationproject.org


With over 30 years as a professional performer, educator and director; internationally recognised for her innovative fusion of somatic modalities with the natural; she creates Butoh landscape offerings in the lineage of Kazuo and Yoshito Ohno. She works live and through film. 


Maureen uses the arts embodied artsvoice and music to guide groups and individuals through the integration of the I Ching, genetic clues and human design systems. https://bookme.name/dancewaves.


Photo: With Drum by Natasha Komoda https://www.natashakomoda.com

H20p choreographic sequence consultation

Shanti Sivadas

Aquatic dancer since 1979. Mother, masseuse and musician. Embracer of impermanence.