Choreographer Dean Moss: Excavated movementsMonday, March 16, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Choreographer Dean Moss will explore the experience of assimilation with gentle twisted dances, in this performance work titled Your marks and surface. Choreographed and performed by Moss, the various dance solos feature music from acclaimed composer, sound artist, and long-time collaborator Stephen Vitiello, and a live reading of original poetry by Sandra Liu.
Dean Moss is an interdisciplinary choreographer and video artist, his works investigate perception and the fluidity of self. Moss was the Curator of Dance and Performance at The Kitchen (NYC) and is the recipient of both a Duke Theatre Award and a Guggenheim Choreography Fellowship. Currently Moss lectures in Choreography at Princeton University, Sarah Lawrence College, and The New School. He recently joined the Board of Directors for the Foundation for Contemporary Art.
Sandra Liu is a poet whose work has appeared courtesy of Para Site, the Gwangju Biennale, Beloit Poetry Journal, 1913 a journal of forms, Sikkema Jenkins, and Ugly Duckling Presse.
Electronic musician and sound artist Stephen Vitiello transforms incidental atmospheric noises into mesmerizing soundscapes that alter our perception of the surrounding environment. He has composed music for independent films, experimental video projects and art installations, collaborating with such artists as Nam June Paik, Tony Oursler and Dara Birnbaum. Vitiello is currently a Professor in the department of Kinetic Imaging at Virginia Commonwealth University.