Performance Artist, Dance and Movement Psychotherapist

Ekin Bernay has an MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy from Roehampton University and has been working clinically as a DMP. She has experience in adult mental health, autism, primary schools and refugee children. In her live artwork Ekin is working towards merging the DMP findings with a wider audience through performative workshops. Her work focuses on the healing qualities of performance art. She uses text, sound and choreographic situations to direct the audience. As a dance therapist Bernay works in adult mental health and schools. Ekin is represented by International Performance Art Platform Performistanbul.

The artist who works between London and Istanbul, have presented numerous performances in various institutions and organisations including Tate (London), Block Universe (London), OnCurating Project Space (Zurich), Istanbul Biennial and Pera Museum (Istanbul).