Akiles is a contemporary dancer and choreographer from Iraq living in Berlin since 2014. His premiere in Berlin was a 6-minute presentation of “The Parallel side of the Road” in Ada Studio - 2nd lab related to his research on spiritual contemporary dance. The full version of which was presented at the Sophiensaele Berlin during the Tanztage 2017. His last project was a further outlook of his research under the title of The Pain…The Pursuit… performed as part of the Weltoffenes Berlin fellowship program by Uferstudios. Akiles is now studying for his masters at the HFS university in the subject of Art Choreography. Akiles worked on projects in collaboration with Uferstudios, Ada Studio, Kaserne, Theater Expedition Metropolis,, Tanzfabrik Potsdam, Tanzzeit, Tanzkomplizen, Monsoon and Mondiale.