Jija Sohn

Jija Sohn (1982 – Kyoto, Japan) is a young dancemaker living and working in Amsterdam. She gratuated from the School for New Dance development (SNDO) at the Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in 2015. In her work Jija explores how to communicate emotional or formless material with dance and movement to bridge the gap between different cultures. She is interested in the question how cultural diversity can be transformed into a universal value, and searches for the core of the human experience.

In 2016 Jija Sohn was selected for the Moving Forward Trajectory in which she created Geisha’s Miracle.