Tuur Marinus was born in Antwerp in 1981. He obtained a Masters degree in visual arts at Sint Lucas (Kdg Hogeschool, Antwerp) before starting to train as a dancer/choreographer at P.A.R.T.S. (Brussels) from 2004 until 2008. After finishing P.A.R.T.S. he created the dance performance “Dominos and Butterflies” with the Brussels based dance collective Busy Rocks, and performed it in ao Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, France, Sweden and Switzerland. Busy Rocks keeps producing -at irregular intervals- new projects. Tuur also makes dance performances in his own name, such as “Still Animals (Installation)” which toured extensively throughout Europe. As a dancer Tuur worked for ao Rosas/Zita Swoon, Vincent Dunoyer, They Are Here, and Fabian Barba. Together with his brother, Tuur & Flup Marinus make an artist duo that works in the visual arts field, ao with their project “Belgisch Congo Belge” an exact trompe-l’oeil oil paint copy of their 16 pages stamp album from ‘Belgian Congo’.
Function: Portfolio, Mentoring choreography, Mentor Ba3