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Miguel Gutierrez at DOCH OPEN LECTURES

Queer Choreographies - whatever the fuck that means

In this artist talk I will discuss the context for the development of my work and show excerpts from my recent trilogy Age & Beauty, which places a queer lens on mortality, the representation of the dancer, the intersection of administration with art-making, and futurity.
- Miguel Gutierrez


Om Miguel Gutierrez

Miguel Gutierrez lives in Brooklyn and makes performances, music and poetry. He is a 2016 Doris Duke Artist. His most recent work, a queer trilogy called Age & Beauty, was presented at Centre National de Danse, Centre Pompidou, Kampnagel, Philly Live Arts, New York Live Arts, Live Arts Bard, AMERICAN REALNESS and the 2014 Whitney Biennial. He has created music for several of his own works, for choreographer Antonio Ramos, and in collaboration with Colin Self for Jen Rosenblit and Simone Aughterlony’s Everything Fits In The Room. His book WHEN YOU RISE UP is available from 53rd State Press. Miguel invented DEEP AEROBICS and is also a Feldenkrais Method® practitioner. He is the program director of Gibney Dance Center’s LANDING, a new pedagogical initiative. » Visit Miguels website here