Martin Hansen is an artist.

Martin Hansen has studied at the Victorian College of the Arts and holds a Post Graduate Diploma (Artist in Practice) from the Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance. Martin’s professional engagements and interest span a number of genres, contexts and continents. Martin has performed throughout most of the English speaking world with Melbourne based company ‘Chunkymove’ as well as working with David Pledger’s ‘Not Yet It’s Difficult’. ‘Underpass’, a spontaneous choreography collective co-founded by Martin and fellow Melbourne dancers, presented their work in Melbourne and Berlin. In Europe Martin maintains professional working relationships with Christoph Winkler, Martej Kejzar and LaborGras and has performed throughout Germany, Austria and Poland. Martins own work and work in collaboration with Ligia Lewis has been presented at numerous festivals and reputable venues, including ‘Sophiensale’ Berlin, Tanzhaus Dusseldorf, LaborGras Berlin, Palacy Kultury Warsaw and at SEAD Austria. Martins interest in inter-disciplinary collaborations and applicability of dance within these contexts fuels his research. In 2010 Martin will create and perform a new work with Jessica Aszodi, tour Germany with Christoph Winkler and present a short solo at the Next Wave Festival in Melbourne.