Olga Rabetskaya is an U.S. based artist originally from Belarus. She is a director, photographer, and choreographer whose work spans film, photography and choreography, multimedia production. Olga’s artistic research and exploration focus on the deep knowledge of the body and how to share our emotional experience, memories, and body intelligence through movement and photography.
She was a soloist in the Contemporary dance troupe of the State Youth Theater of Belarus from 2014 to 2019. Her dance works and dance films have been presented at international festivals in the United States, Poland, Belgium, United Kingdom, Portugal, China, Brazil, Bolivia, and Belarus. She has held three personal photo exhibitions in Belarus between 2016 and 2019 and has been awarded residencies at the School of Visual Arts (2021), Gallim Moving Women+ (2021), El Camp (2021), Fellowship at SMUSH Gallery in Jersey City (2021) and Residence for Young Choreographers in Moscow (2018).
Photography always comes along with choreography for me. They are both part of my artistic exploration and research. Diving into the pool of movement and visuals and intertwinement of all these aspects is what fascinates me the most.