Mariana Valencia

2016/17 Artist In Residence : Dance

Mariana Valencia ​is a ​Brooklyn based artist​, her ​choreography has been presented in group shows at Dixon Place, Brazil​,​ Roulette​, Center for Performance Research, Movement Research at the Judson Church, AUNTS​ and ​The Flea. ​Her p​erformance/lectures have been presented at The New Museum, Communities of Practice, The New School, The Women and Performance Journal, Sunday Process Labs, Lec/Dem, and Ugly Duckling Presse.​ In New York, Valencia has ​held residencies at Chez Bushwick AIR (2013), New York Live Arts Studio Series (2013-14), AUNTScamp (2015), and ISSUE Project Room AIR (2015). Internationally, ​she has​ held creative residencies in Serbia and Macedonia. ​ Valencia has performed with musician Jules Gimbrone​; ​in videos by Elizabeth Orr, Kate Brandt, and AK Burns, and in dances by robbinschilds, Kim Brandt and MPA. ​Her​ projects in costume direction include works by Vanessa Anspaugh, Lauren Bakst and Juliana May​. ​Valencia is a founding member of the No Total reading group, a sister of Artists Space Books and Talks, and ​she is ​a co-editor of Movement Research’s Critical Correspondence (2016-17). ​Valencia is a Jerome Travel and Study Grant recipient (2014-15), a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant recipient (2015), a Center for Performance Research Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Artist in Residence Program recipient (2014-15), and a Yellow House Fund of the Tides Foundation grant recipient (2010-13). ​​Valencia holds a BA from Hampshire College in Amherst, MA (2006) with a concentration in dance and ethnography.

Photo credit: Charlotte Curtis