Barbara Pia has more than 25 years of experience in exploring sensorial language in art and culture. She conceives, designs, organises, consults and educates on the use of the senses in art. She explores the use of smell, sound, tactility, symbolic and archetypal imagery and achieving an immersive effect. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Speaking from AGRFT (Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television), Ljubljana, Slovenia. She teaches public speaking, performance, acting and the senses in art in various workshops and trainings at home and abroad. She is a member of various research groups and connects sensory language artists and researchers from all over the world.
In addition to research and development in sensory language, immersion and interactivity, she is also an actress who has played more than fifty different roles in theatre, film and TV. She has also performed at numerous international theatre festivals. As an author and director, she has created more than seventy different performances and events at home and abroad.