Arantxa Martinez is a performer and choreographer based in Berlin since 2003.
Born in Madrid, formed in ballet and contemporary dance in his hometown and in 1999 in the Choreographic Center of Montpellier, France.
Her work is concerned with identification and exchange processes between body and the surroundings and it investigates performativity in relation to these processes. Her titles include: Emisiones Cacatúa. Special Issue, 2012 - in collaboration with Nilo Gallego, The Present, 2010/2012 - in collaboration with Lola Rubio -;  al oeste del Pecos, 2007, J, a folk-striptease in 4", 2007; Trofeo, 2003; de l’impatience de celui qui regarde dormir, 1999 - in collaboration with Remi Héritier -. As a performer she has worked with artists such as Petra Sabisch, Sebastian Blasius, Antonia Baehr, Juan Domínguez, Isabelle Schad, Eszter Salamon, Tino Sehgal, Massimo Furlan, Martine Pisani, Alexandre Roccoli, Philippe Saire, Mathilde Monnier and Germana Civera among others and she participates in several video works of visual artists like Pauline Boudry & Renate Lorenz, Lior Shamriz, Emmanuelle Antilles, Delphine Ste.Marie and Blanca Casas.
Between 2002 and 2007 she worked regularly with the band Velma, with which she creates three pieces: Requiem, 2007, Velma Superstar, 2005 Rondo, 2002.