Erin Ellen Kelly

Reimagining Tradition | Khi Armand | Leigh Davis | Erin Ellen Kelly | James Leonard | Jasmine Murrell | ULTRACULTURAL OTHERS

Photo by Erin Ellen Kelly, 2016

Erin Ellen Kelly is a dancer and contemporary movement artist. With her Moving Meditations, Kelly seeks to activate a mindful relationship between individuals, their bodies, and the spaces they occupy. Through a series of workshops that draw from her background in qi gong, butoh, somatics, dance, and theatre, she will guide members of the public—dancers and non-dancers alike—as they produce their own concise, intimate movement-based rituals. Sited along Newtown Creek, an industrial waterway with a long history of pollution, Kelly will invite workshop attendees to practice being within the self amidst an imperfect landscape. Participants will perform their rituals twice—first within the private context of Kelly’s workshops, and then publicly for the broader Open Source audience.

Kelly’s exhibition record includes Serpentine Slacker Gallery in London, Danspace, the Bass Museum of Art, Flux Factory, and the Anchorage Museum of Art. Her work has been supported by Movement Research, the Carmago Foundation in France, and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. She collaborates regularly with video artist Mariam Ghani. Their series, Performed Places, has exhibited in museums and galleries in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

More about Kelly here.



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upcoming

2017 Exhibitions
Sana Obaid: دیوار | De-war | Wall
Omar López-Chahoud
Reimagining Tradition
Kimberly Mayhorn

past

Andrew Snyder: 9 Meditations
Francesco Simeti: Swell
Liinu Grönlund: It could have been
The Middle Passage
Soup Kitchen 2016
2016 Exhibitions
Another Space: Permanent Construction
i Collective: Once Upon Unfolding Times
Dimensions Variable: Multidisciplinary
South Slope Derby 2016
Boa Mistura: Spread Love, It’s The Brooklyn Way
SiTE:LAB: Nothing Is Destroyed
guerilla-art.mx: Transgression
Rawiya: In Her Absence I Created Her Image
HAI: Sole Exchange
Videokaffe: Para-sites & Proto-types
Prosjektrom Normanns: Transcendental Tactility
/rive: Anamorphosis
Soup Kitchen 2015
Mira Gaberova: Statue of Everything
Savas Boyraz: Back Drop
Cristian Bors & Marius Ritiu: Venus von Hamburg
Soap Box Derby 2015
Sara Morawetz: How the Stars Stand
Whitney Lynn: Rummage
Yun-Woo Choi: Endless, Seamless
Jasmine Murrell: Some Impossibility Without A Name
Tirtzah Bassel: I Want To Hold You Close
B. David Walsh: Extracted Bedroom Project
Lena Lapschina: Yes/No
Soup Kitchen 2014
Sofia Szamosi: Eat Me
Corina Reynolds: Northwestern Expansion
Emanuele Cacciatore: A Conversation with Consequence
Box Car Workshops and Derby 2014
Mark Stilwell: The Super Defense Force vs The Tittanno Beast (The Power of the Constructonauts)
Hubert Dobler: Roundabout
Arne Schreiber: Your Stripes
Katerina Marcelja: Fragment Series
Fuse-Works: Some Assembly Required