Ixchel Mendoza Hernández is a Mexican choreographer and performer based in Berlin. She completed her choreography and dance studies at Artez Arnheim in 2007. From 2012 until 2015 she had been engaged in the MA Solo, Dance, Authorship (SoDA) at Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum Tanz (HZT) in Berlin. During that period she made explorations to provoke the audience to experience a certain kind of 'images' which are not present in vision, nevertheless still present – a phenomena she called 'Visual Ghost'. Her last two works "THE TWOFOLD PARADOX" and "The Reversed Alchemist: Figure 1-3" had premiered in the frame of Open Spaces. As performer she worked together with Kat Válastur, s-h-i-f-t-s, Susanne Kennedy, Clement Layes, Laurie Young, Elpida Orfanidou, among others.