Jocson was born in 1986. She is a contemporary choreographer, dancer and visual
artist based in Manila. Her work exposes body politics in the service and
entertainment industry as seen through the unique socioeconomic lens of the
Philippines. Her work has toured extensively in major performing arts festivals
and biennials worldwide, including Sharjah Biennial (2019), Asia Triennial of
Performing Arts, Melbourne (2017), Zurich Theater Spektakel (2012, 2013, 2015,
2017), Tanz im August, Berlin (2013 & 2015) and Theatre der Welt, Germany (2014).
Jocson won the Hugo Boss Asia Art Award 2019 and was the recipient of the 2018
Cultural Centre of the Philippines 13 Artists Award.
Photo: Adjani Arumpac