Tyra Wigg (*1989) (she/they) is an artist in the expanded fields of performance and choreography. She comes from Stockholm,Sweden where she studied dance, choreography, dance theory, music theory and mime acting. 

Tyra develops their artistic works with a desire to enhance bodily affect and empathy between performer and audience, but also between the body-mind. They are currently developing the project “Physical Empathy” and offers the 1-on-1 interactive performance “Phone Massage” that explores physical interaction on a geographical distance.

Since 2017 Tyra is performing in the internationally touring piece CROWD by Gisèle Vienne, and in 2018-2019 in Everything that Happened and Would Happen by Heiner Goebbels. Previously she has collaborated and performed in a wide range of contexts with artists such as Marina Abramovic, Olof Runsten, Éva Mag, Alexandra Pirici, Adele Essle Zeiss, Marie Fahlin, Dorte Olesen, Anna Källblad/Helena Byström, Virpi Pahkinen and  Stefan Metz. 

Tyra is an associated artist of Weld in Stockholm and Theater Roxy in Basel.

2020 receiver of DanceWeb Scholarship at Impulstanz in Vienna.
2019-20 selected Artist in residence at SITE in Stockholm. 

Since 2010 Tyra is working as a certified massage therapist in deep tissue massage. They are receiving clients in their studio in Basel and on their travels. For more information and time booking see www.btwbodywork.ch

                          Photo: private