Renewal Residency Artists – Danspace Project

Renewal Residency Artists

An embodied Manifesto: Disabled bodies liberating the arts, Christopher “Unpezverde” Núñez

Christopher is in a tan hat and plaid shirt. He wears a watch and bracelets around his wrists and silver and black rings on every finger of his right hand. He holds an object against his bearded chin, with closed eyes. This object is an indigenous object made of mud from his birthplace of Costa Rica.

  (b. Costa Rica, Garífuna descendant) Christopher “Unpezverde” Núñez, is a visually impaired choreographer and Accessibility Consultant and a 2021-2022 Renewal Residency artist at Danspace Project. His artistic work embraces aesthetics and experiences of disabled people in accessibility practice: “While… 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

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