Olivia Hyunsin Kim (she/her) works as a choreographer and curator. In 2019, she won first place in the Amadeu Antonio Art Prize and completed her MA in Choreography and Performance at the Institute of Applied Theater Studies in Giessen, Germany, with honors. Prior to that, she completed her BA in German Studies at Seoul National University, also with honors, and studied dance at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa and Falmouth University. She was a resident artist at Impulstanz 2017, at the Goethe-Institut Montréal & Circuit-Est centre choréographique 2022, at the Tarabya Cultural Academy in Istanbul 2021-2023, and at the Goethe-Institut Salvador 2023. In the 2022/23 season she is composer-in-residence at the Staatsoper Hannover. Her work has been shown at Sophiensælen Berlin, tanzhaus nrw Düsseldorf, Rote Fabrik Zurich, Art Sonje Center Seoul, and Museo Universitario del Chopo Mexico City, among others. Under the ddanddarakim, she works in recurring constellations with artists from different disciplines on choreographic works with a queer-feminist and postcolonial focus.