Israel Galván grew up dancing classical flamenco from an early age with his flamenco-dancer parents. In 1994 He joined the Compañed with flamenco dancers and musicians classical and contemporary alike. His daringly innovative works that deconstruct traditional flamenco technique continue to expand the possibilities of flamenco. Recipient of numerous awards including the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. At Aichi Triennale 2016, he will perform two works at two different shows: SOLO, which Galvan himself will dance alone; and his new work FLA.CO.MEN, a journey through the origins of flamenco.