May 3-17 ø choreography workshop co-taught with Dr. Kathrine Mezur ø Beijing Dance Academy, Beijing/China
May 1 ø screening of 'occupation' (2011/2013) and 'KAPITAL (2016) ø 9pm Great Wall of Oakland, CA/USA
These two screendances are the first two in my threefold series concerning the erosion of democracy. They will screen right before the Labor Films Program that the ProARTS Gallery has planned for this evening to kick of their May Festival. This years festival is dedicated to imagining post-capitalism.
February ø artist talk ø Kinetech Lab, San Francisco, CA/USA
February 15-20 ø Moving Alchemy Workshop with Sara Shelton Mann ø Djerassi, Artist Residency , CA/USA
January ø participating artist in PERMADEATH - interdisciplinary art exhibition by Justin Watson ø
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt lake City, UT/USA
sculpture audio walk in collaboration with Harry Cloud, Paul Roessler, Danny Wang, and Susannah Israel
December 9 ø Climate Music Project ø co-choreography with Daiane Lopes da Silva in collaboration with composer Richard Festinger
San Francisco, CA/USA
December 3 ø Dance Hack ø teaching screen dance workshop ø San Francisco, CA/USA
November 16 & 17 ø CHAMBER murmur, pulse and potluck ø installation for and performing with Kinetech Arts ø
Joe Goode Annex, San Francisco, CA/USA
March 24 - April 1 ø SAVE YOUR OWN SKIN performances ø Annex Store at Library Square, Salt Lake City, UT/USA
March 11 ø Speakers' Corner SLC - DEMOCRACY fundraiser ø Salt lake City, UT/USA
March 4 ø SAVE YOUR OWN SKIN Science Talk ø The Leonardo [Science and Art Museum, Salt Lake City, UT/USA
February 25 ø screening KAPITAL ø Utah Dance Film Festival, Orem, UT/USA
February 17-22 ø Moving Alchemy Workshop with Sara Shelton Mann ø Djerassi, Artist Residency , CA/USA
NOVEMBER 20 ø screening KAPITAL ø City Library, Salt Lake City/USA
The video material for the screendance KAPITAL was originally several installations for the 2016 theater dance production “Salon de la Démocratie or Capital and … “ by tatraum projekte schmidt from Düsseldorf/Germany. These performative explorations and experiments for a social form in development mainly ask the question if capitalism is the premise for democracy.
JULY 18 - SEPTEMBER 4 ø new production with tatraum project schmidt ø Düsseldorf/Germany
JULY 5-9 ø Performance Studies International Conference ø Melbourne/Australia
JULY 4 ø work-in-progress showing ø Dance House - Melbourne/Australia
I will be sharing an evening with Performance Art Artist Angela Viora (IT/AU) and show a new iteration of solo sketch #1.
JUNE 20-25 ø workshop with Sara Shelton Mann, Abby Crain, Jesse Hewit ø California/USA
APRIL 17-23 ø Performática Festival ø San Andrés Cholula, Puebla/Mexico
"Inspired by years of exposure to international workshops, performance festivals, academic conferences, and community art projects. Performática aims to synthesize the best of these events into a unique forum. The event brings together an international cadre of practicing dancers, choreographers, theorists, and teachers of contemporary dance and related movement arts." I am delighted to be co-teaching a performance and activism laboratory together with my friend and colleague Rose Pasquarello Beauchamp and
premier 'solo sketch #1'.
OCTOBER 16-18 ø [inter]national connect performances with tatraum Projekte Schmidt ø Salt Lake City/UT
"Everything Tentendious or M in Luck" is the third part of tatraum's trilogy questioning our digital age. It is a TheaterDance Performance regarding the interrelationship between utopia, longing , and human-machine-systems. It is created by dancers, actors, performance and video artists, as well as musicians. This guest performance is made possible by the fiscal sponsorship of loveDANCEmore and the 10,000 Euro grant that tatraum Projekte Schmidt and I have received through the State of North-Rhine-Westphalia/Germany.
OCTOBER 5-9 ø [inter]national connect workshop with Michael Schmidt - German movement dramaturge ø Salt Lake City/UT
loveDANCEmore and myself, have invited tatraum Projekte Schmidt to teach tools to transform sociopolitical issues into live performance. This workshop is made possible by the fiscal sponsorship of loveDANCEmore and the 10,000 Euro grant that tatraum Projekte Schmidt and I have received through the State of North-Rhine-Westphalia/Germany.
SEPTEMBER 19 ø Speakers' Corner SLC ø Salt Lake City/UT
Our third and last community art activism event for this year is dedicated to free speech.
AUGUST 28 - SEPTEMBER 1 ø Performance Studies International Conference ø Aomori/Japan
"Beyond Contamination" is part of the PSi's Fluid States conference marathon. I am part of the workgroup corporeality and will present a performative text "Safe your own skin: Is terror a kind of contamination?" , the foundation of a new solo work.
Video Documentation of the Conference
JULY 18 ø Speakers' Corner SLC ø Mestizo's Coffeehouse, 631 West N Temple, Salt lake City/UT
The second of our think tank art series is dedicated to HUMAN RIGHTS.
JULY 8-12 ø American Dance Festival: Screendance Teacher Symposium ø Durham/NC
This symposium is organized by Doug Rosenberg and Katrina McPherson. I am excited to learn, do and think with a group of 16 professionals in the field.
JUNE 1-15 ø Salt Dance Fest ø Salt Lake City/UT
Can't wait to work with Sara Shelton-Mann, Jesse Zarritt, and Eric Handman.
MAY 18 ø working progress showing of "test test test ... #nohashtag" at Mudson ø Salt Lake City/UT
Triptych Figures, Porridge for Goldilocks and I have been working on this movement experience investigating our relations to the realities that we live in and the many applications of personal technology.
MAY 16 ø Speakers' Corner SLC Premier ø Jitter Bug Coffee Hop, 1855 S 700 E, Salt Lake City/UT
This think tank art series is dedicated to free speech and solution oriented discussion. We are bringing together a diverse range of voices, provide round table discussions with citizens and experts, information by activists and thought provoking art from a variety of disciplines. Our first event is dedicated to the ENVIRONMENT.
APRIL 2-10 ø tatraum Projekte Schmidt ø Munich/Germany
Realizing the Munich version of "Everything Tendentious or M in Luck".
MARCH 22 ø Dance at Memorial House ø Salt Lake City/UT
Performing with Porridge for Goldilocks.
MARCH 5 ø Intermountain Sustainability Summit ø Weber State University, Ogden/UT
OCTOBER 20 - DECEMBER 6 ø tatraum Projekte Schmidt ø Düsseldorf/Germany
I will be performing in the the third part of tatraum's trilogy "Everything Tendentious or M in Luck", a site specific theater dance performance to do with everything digital, archaic and democratic ... this time circling around the internet of objects, cybernetics, neuroscience and neurorobotics.
SEPTEMBER 20 ø Dance Film Festival 'l'art difficile de filmer la danse' ø Brussels/Belgium
'occupation' will be 1 out of 10 from 180 international entries!
AUGUST 12 - 24 ø tatraum Projekte Schmidt ø Munich/Germany
I will be part of tatraum's artist in residency at the Schwerer Reiter.
JULY 12-13 ø The Kinesthetic Camera Workshop ø Beijing Normal University/China
I am very much looking forward to be co-teaching with Dr. Katherine Mezur.
JULY 4-11 ø Performance Studies International Conference ø Shanghai Theater Academy/China
'occupation' goes international and I also will present at the roundtable discussion 'Corporeal Nationalisms: Performance in Service of the State'
co-curated by Emily Wilcox and Dr. Katherine Mezur
JUNE 15, 4pm ø Performance Mix Festival ø HERE Arts Center/NYC
I am invited to screen ‘occupation’! Save the date! Closing Party is right afterwards ...
JUNE 7 ø The Kinesthetic Camera Workshop ø New Dance Alliance Loft/NYC
I am very much looking forward to the second workshop!
APRIL 27, 2pm ø 12 minutes max ø Salt Lake City Library/UT
'occupation' ... will be screened!
MARCH 24, 7pm ø Utah Dance Film Festival ø Provo Library (Bullock Room)/UT
'occupation' is screening … Come by!
MARCH 20 ... ø Collaboration with Triptych Figures
Looking forward to co-create with Triptych Figures a Salt Lake City based Dance and Performing Arts Company that is dedicated to Collaboration and Activism.
FEBRUARY 16 ø E|MERGE artist in residency ø earthdance/MA
I am looking forward to work with NYC theater director Michael Rau at the two-week cross disciplinary collaboration project pivoting around Eadweard Muybridge ... I also will be teaching my first Kinesthetic Camera Workshop!
FEBRUARY 13-15 ø Premiere of Blue Room ø New York Live Arts/NYC
Choreography Elena Demyanenko & Dai Jian. I will be helping to document their work.
NOVEMBER 14-17 ø 'Decentering Dance Studies: Moving in New Global Orders' ø Riverside/CA
'occupation' will have its official Premiere at this CORD conference ... cinema and all.
OCTOBER 21 - DECEMBER 8 ø tatraum Projekte Schmidt ø Düsseldorf/Essen/Germany
I will be performing in the the second part of tatraum's trilogy, a site specific theater dance performance to do with everything digital, archaic and democratic, especially circling around swarm behavior, social networks, and the NSA.
SEPTEMBER 12-15 ø San Francisco Dance Film Festival ø SF/CA
I will be joining Simon Fildes in San Francisco to represent the production team of 'the time it takes' together with Ben Estabrook.