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Dean Moss: Visiting Artist Lecture
Kinetic Imaging and Dance + Choreography present a public lecture by visiting artist Dean Moss.
Moss is an interdisciplinary choreographer and video artist who makes work investigating perception, assimilation, and the fluidity of self. He is the recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in Choreography; the Doris Duke Impact Award in Theatre; a Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Artists Grant; plus fellowships in both Choreography and Multidisciplinary Works from the New York Foundation for the Arts. His performance works have been commissioned by the New York Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, among others. He was awarded a “Bessie” for his work Spooking action at a distance.
Moss was the Curator of Dance and Performance at The Kitchen from 1999–2004 and a Curatorial Advisor until 2009. He has lectured internationally including at Tokyo University of the Arts, Kookmin University in Seoul, and Harvard University in the department of Visual and Environmental Studies. More recently he was Resident Faculty at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and has been newly appointed to the Dance Faculty at Princeton University. He also currently lectures in dance/multidisciplinary composition at Virginia Commonwealth University, Sarah Lawrence College, and The New School. Moss’ most recent premiere (Jan. 2018) was a multidisciplinary meditation on power and diversity through the lens of service and unrequited love, titled Petra. He’s currently developing a solo performance project titled Your marks and surface. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.
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