Archive – Danspace Project

Hello & Goodbye, With Love

  It is with great excitement that we welcome Benjamin Akio Kimitch to Danspace Project as our next Program Director & Associate Curator. We also express our deep gratitude to our departing Program Director & Associate Curator, Lydia Bell, who… Read more

Introducing Renewal Residency Artists 2021-2022: Jordan Demetrius Lloyd, Mina Nishimura, Christopher “Unpezverde” Núñez and Gillian Walsh

A composite of 4 portraits: 1. Gillian Walsh sitting in front of a brick wall watching rehearsal with a large shadow of a dancer on the wall next to her, 2. Mina Nishimura, One stroke drawing with many details run like a loop on a top of and around a portrait of the artist whose eyes are rolled up, 3. Jordan Demetrius Lloyd sits on the floor with one knee bent, and their elbow resting on their knee connecting their hand to their head. They have a subtle smile and are wearing a green sweater, 4. Christopher “Unpezverde” Núñez hugs a coat made of grass and conjures up the image of a raging mountain. His facial expression is intense and his forehead is sweating.

  Danspace Project’s 2021-2022 Renewal Residency artists are: Jordan Demetrius Lloyd, Mina Nishimura, Christopher “Unpezverde” Núñez and Gillian Walsh. Danspace is thrilled to announce this new program for early-career artists. This year-long residency program will take place at Danspace Project’s… Read more

Introducing Research Fellows 2021-2022: devynn emory, Okwui Okpokwasili, Samita Sinha, and David Thomson

A composite of four photos. 1. devynn emory: lightskinned transgender ingi-queer leaning against tree with grey buttonned-down shirt and cap. 2. David Thomson: A dark brown man body in profile, with a fully shaved head and salt & pepper soul patch, head turned towards camera with a slight smile. 3. Samita Sinha: A brown woman in faux fur stole stands in profile at a microphone. 4. Okwui Okpokwasili: Okwui standing center and alone, black and white, her elbows bent with hands meeting at the center of her chest, eyes look up to the left, as if she wants to ask a question.

  Since 2010, with the launch of Danspace’s Platform series, we have developed various programs for collaborative inquiry with guest artist-curators, choreographers, curatorial fellows, writers-in-residence, scholars, and artists across disciplines. In the spirit of collective research Danspace continues this fall… Read more

returning, Okwui Okpokwasili

Length: 09:38 Closed captions are available by clicking the “CC” button on the video.  returning is a new short video work by Okwui Okpokwasili with Peter Born, created while in-residence at Danspace’s historic venue in St. Mark’s Church, commissioned and… Read more

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