2021 an exquisite year for Daina Ashbee in 2021 Daina Ashbee was happily productive with the creation of two new major pieces, as well as international tours and presentations in Mexico, Paris, Brussels, Montpellier and Montreal, Daina presented 23 live performances of 7 different pieces in 5 different cities.
Her career was honoured in huge ways in two major programmes focused entirely on her body of artworks to date; first in the programme of Montpellier Danse Festival in France where 5 of her pieces were presented, and later in Montréal, where a special "Daina Ashbee Retrospective" was presented by Usine-C Theater.
Also in 2021 Daina premiered her first group piece J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (Time, Creation, Destruction) in Brussels (KVS) and in Paris (RICSS).
In the same year Daina created other new works, taught many workshops and was featured in Le Monde newspaper in France.
See article here
photos of J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (Time, Creation, Destruction) by Nicolas VanAchter
Brooklyn Rail article by Didier Morelli about Daina Ashbee's retrospective in Montreal here