Choreographer / Visual Artist / Designer (CH/USA) , based in Bruxelles
MONI WESPI is a swiss choreographer, art director and visual designer based in Brussels. In her choreographic practice, she creates images through radical scenographic choices, combined with her movement research. In 2007, Wespi founded the company LOUTOP, with which she created an entirely new and innovative stage project, that was touring internationally 2007-2014 (250 shows). In 2010 Monika Wespi was awarded the “GRANT” award of Zürich for her work with Loutop. In 2011 she joined the collective “Asphalt Piloten”, an artistic open cell and award-winning company of unbridled artists from different artistic and geographic backgrounds.
After living and working in Switzerland and France she came to Brussels in 2014 to continue her artistic career and international collaborations. The choregrapic visualart project MOVING PORTRAIT gets born in a collaboration with the videoartist Lucia Gerhardt. Presented and exposed as videoinstallations. Since 2019 the Project starts taking performativ and interactive forms, where audience takes the place of the performer such as MOVING BLING and STEP IN SET. Moni Wespi is working from a multidisciplinary approach, elaborating visual concepts for performers, musicians, fashiondesigners and participates on the creation and definition of their visual language/identity, developing costumes/set design and support for videos, photographs and stage projects.