Latifa Laâbissi studied contemporary dance in France before continuing her training at Merce Cunningham Studio in New York. Since 1990, she has worked as a dancer and choreographer. She has created Phasmes (2001) and I love like animals (2002); co-authored Love (2004) with Loïc Touzé; initiated Habiter (2005) and Distraction (2006); and choreographed Self Portrait Camouflage (2006), Histoire par celui qui la raconte (2008), Loredreamsong (2010), La Part du rite (2012) and Écran somnambule (2012). In 2008, she created the organisation Figure Project in Rennes.