Francisca Rivas was born in Santiago, Chile. She has a Master in Art of live Performance at the University of Bologna, she studied performance/drama between 2006 and 2008. She graduated in psychology in 2006. Parallel to her work as a performance she has participated in a lot of dance, yoga and physical theatre workshops. She teaches and has a practice of Ashtanga yoga from 2005. From 2008 she starts to develop an interest in translating movement to audiovisual formats. She now lives and works in London.