photo: Soleil Konkel

photo: Soleil Konkel

PERFORMANCES (DIRECTION/CURATION)

2019 Frivolous Artist: Sculpture Garden, Performance is Alive at Satellite Art Show, Brooklyn, NY

2019 Leaving Impossible Things Unattended (LITU), with co-creator Mike Dimpfl - HAPPENING (curated by Justin Tornow, Pierce Freelon, Saba Taj), CCB Plaza, Durham, NC

2019 LITU, with co-creator Mike Dimpfl - SEEK Raleigh public art festival, Dorothea Dix Park, Raleigh, NC

2018 LITU, with co-creator Mike Dimpfl - Semiotics of Cruising closing event, Lump Projects, Raleigh, NC

2018 Wild Actions, Moogfest - Human & The Machine after party, Athens, GA

2018 LITU, with co-creator Mike Dimpfl - Muse Masquerade Ball, 21c Museum Hotel, Durham, NC

2018 LITU, with co-creator Mike Dimpfl - Carrboro Music Festival, Carrboro, NC

2018 LITU, with co-creator Mike Dimpfl - SHOW! (curated by COMPANY), Durham Fruit & Produce Co., Durham, NC

2018 Frivolous Artist: More Metal, with co-creator Patience & sound designer Mike Geary - Moogfest at 21c Museum Hotel, Durham NC

2018 LITU, with co-creator Mike Dimpfl - SwitchPoint, Saxapahaw, NC

2018 Frivolous Artist: a live performance installation, with co-creator Patience - The Durham Fruit & Produce, Durham, NC

2017-18 Frivolous Artist (previews) - Empower Dance Studio, Durham, NC as part of Proxemic Media’s 3rd Friday Durham Dance Series; Lump Projects, Raleigh, NC as part of Specular Sounds II; Duke University Coffeehouse, Durham NC

2017 Drum Power with Charles Chase & Reflex Arc with Crowmeat Bob (2 separate durational performances) - VAE gallery, Raleigh, NC as part of Under Pressure performance art series

2017 Wanna Feel the Heat (durational performance) - Lump Projects, Raleigh, NC

2016 AndAlwaysWhy, The Torus Building, Durham, NC part of the Durham Independent Artists 2015-16 season

2015 Body + Instrument performance series, Carrack Modern Art, Chapel Hill, NC

2014 AndAlwaysWhy (excerpt) with Alex ChassanoffCarrack Modern Art, Durham, NC as part of Southerners: Queer identified artists finding home & family in the South  

2012 it was before i met you, co-direction with Jane Jerardi, Defibrilator, Chicago, IL

2011 Almost Positive with Tzveta Kassabova, Motorco, Durham, NC as part of Minus Sound Research 6

2010 Follow the Path, co-direction with Alexis Mastromichalis, ArtsCenter, Carrboro, NC, as part of Minus Sound Research 5

2009 Circuitry Dance Patrol with Rebecca Mills, Nightlight, Chapel Hill, NC

2008 Circuitry Dance Patrol improv collective, Sonic Circuits Festival, Washington, DC

2006-08 I Am Almost Positive, The Electric Possible, Washington, DC; New Live Arts series, Shepherdstown, WV; Together Gallery, Portland, OR

2006 happeningistime, Spare Room, Baltimore, MD

2006 Façade, The Warehouse Gallery, Washington, DC -- a multimedia installation with live dance by Jane Jerardi and Ginger Wagg; live and installed sound by The Caution Curves; video and visuals with Michael Wichita; co-direction with Jane Jerardi

2005 IN SITE (Spill, Listen, and Crave), Transformer, Revolution Records, The Warehouse Next Door, Washington, DC -- interdisciplinary series with 20 artists in three venues, co-direction with Jane Jerardi

2004 it is loud when you listen, as part of floor plan by Jane Jerardi, Warehouse Gallery, Washington, DC

2004 The Apartment Show, Washington DC -- interdisciplinary art salon with 10 visual artists, writers and performers

 

COMMUNITY PROJECTS

2019-present the DIG IN, a local artist salon

2016-2017   Articulating Value in the Arts, co-facilitator with Murielle Elizéon, Tommy Noonan & Chris Vitiello, hosted by Culture Mill, made possible by The Mary Duke Biddle Foundation

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CONSULTING

2019 SEEK Raleigh, Dorothea Dix Park, Raleigh NC - performance festival general consultant / music stage curator

2019 Talking with Strangers - David Norsworthy residency at Culture Mill, Saxapahaw/Durham, NC - local artist collaborator

2018 Lobby Call: Strange Encounters, The Durham, Durham NC - performance & site specific coordinator

VIDEOGRAPHY

2019 Jeanne (performer), Quetico, self-released

2018 Right To Me (concept, design & performer), Dove Legs, self released

2016 Mattress Power (performer/collaborator), Charles Chase, SPECTRE Arts, Durham NC

2016 Half Life (performer), Juan Huevos, self-released 

2008 Façade, (performer & direction)co-direction with JaneJerardi/proliferateperformance

 

COLLABORATORS/PERFORMANCE (COMPANIES)

2019 Paideia (collaborator/performer), Who gets to belong?, The Scrap Exchange, Durham, NC

2015 Culture Mill (collaborator), Trust the Bus series, Saxapahaw, NC

2004-2013 Jane Jerardi (collaborator), Washington, DC/Chicago, IL

2002-2010 Sharon Mansur/mansurdance (performer/collaborator), Washington, DC

2007 Ca$h $lave Clique (performer), Washington, DC

2004-2007 Daniel Burkholder/The PlayGround (senior company member), Washington, DC

2005-2006 Shua Group (performer), New York, NY

2006 Olek (performer), New York, NY

 

BANDS

2016-present Dove Legs, Chapel Hill, NC

2015-present  Reflex Arc, Carrboro/Raleigh, NC

2011-2012   Boykiller, Carrboro, NC

2008-2011   Veelee, Carrboro, NC

photo: Jon Pfundstein

photo: Jon Pfundstein

 

DISCOGRAPHY
2013 Pet-Tich-Eye, No Hesitate (single)Triangle Creative Collaboration Project

2010 Veelee, The Future Sight, Grip Tapes

2008 Veelee, Three Sides EP, self-released

 

AWARDS/COMMISSIONS
2007 Commission, The National Building Museum, Big Draw Festival for Tracing Spaces with Jane Jerardi
2007 Small Projects Program Award, the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities for the development of I Am Almost Positive
2007 Young Emerging Artist Grant Award, the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities for the development of DVD-R release of Façade
2005 Young Emerging Artist Grant Award, the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities for the development of IN SITE (Spill, Listen, Crave)

 

EDUCATION
2007 Seattle Festival of Dance & Improvisation, Seattle, WA
2000-02  Wild Meadows Improvisation Intensive, Schellsburg, PA 2001 George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance