Polina Shapkina is a Russian born, Dublin reared aerialist, fire performer and contemporary circus artist. She works solo work as well as generating and directing larger shows under the name “Erebidae” – a circus theatre group and love child of herself and storyteller/circus artist Aoife Kavangh. She relishes looking at themes of ego, nature, archetypes and mysticism through her work which she has showcased across a broad variety of events in Ireland, Thailand and India.