Video clips from Movement Research at the Judson Church, January 4, 2010

Video Clips from Movement Research at the Judson Church, January 4, 2010.
Featuring works by Jillian Peña, and Molly Lieber & Eleanor Smith, Yvonne Meier & Jennifer Monson.


THE FOREST, episode 1
Choreography: Jillian Peña*
Movement created and performed by: Vanessa Anspaugh, Erika Hand, Cassie Mey, and You
Set: Zari Esaian
Tech: Christy Pessagno

* MR Artist-In-Residence 2009

Jillian Peña is a dance and video artist primarily concerned with confusion and desire between self and other. Her work is in dialogue with psychoanalysis, queer theory, pop media, and spirituality. She has been presented internationally, including at Dance Theater Workshop and The Kitchen in New York, Akademie der Kunste Berlin, Centre for Contemporary Arts Glasgow, and Mix Brazil Sao Paulo. She has an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she was a fellowship recipient, and a BA from Hollins University. Jillian is a Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholar and a Practice-based PhD candidate in Fine Art at Goldsmiths, University of London. jillianpena.com She thinks that Vanessa Anspaugh, Erika Hand, Cassie Mey, are among the most incredible people in the world.


Hora
Choreography and performance: Molly Lieber and Eleanor Smith
Music: Aaron Harris and Yos Munro

Molly Lieber and Eleanor Smith have been collaborating since 2006. Their work was recently produced through New Works at the Tank. They have also performed their work through Hot Toddy Fridays at Panetta Movement Center, Throw at the Chocolate Factory and pa.r.ties at The Tank. They are currently making their second production for Triskelion Arts. Aaron Harris and Yos Munro are members of the Brooklyn-based band Steel Phantoms. They have have been making music together for almost ten years.


Jennifer Monson and Yvonne Meier

Jennifer Monson and Yvonne Meier have danced together from 1983 – ?. The last time they graced a stage together was at the Bowery Poetry club in 2004.

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