Kimberly Bartosik

i like penises: a little something in 24 acts
Thu–Sat, Sept 22–24
Danspace Project

CTL Questions for the Artist
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What does fall in New York City evoke for you?
Sweet nostalgia, the terror and seduction of beginnings

What do you think is the biggest fiction?
The glamour of artists' lives

What do you have to resist most often?

What sustains you?
The artists I work with

What inspires you?
What sustains me

In a word, what does Crossing the Line mean to you?

About Kimberly Bartosik

Kimberly Bartosik’s work has been presented at Dance Theater Workshop, Danspace Project, Artdanthe Festival (France), The Kitchen, La Mama, Mt. Tremper Arts, Barnard College, and Movement Research at Judson Church. In 2005 she founded the organization daela in order to facilitate the development of the creation of her artistic work. 

Bartosik has received support for her choreographic work from the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation through USArtists International in partnership with National Endowment for the Arts and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (2011). She is a 2010 recipient Building Up Infrastructure Levels for Dance (BUILD), a program of New York Foundation for the Arts. Bartosik is also a 2009 MAP Fund grantee, a 2008 individual grant recipient from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, and a 2008, 2009, and 2010 individual grant recipient from the Jerome Foundation. In 2010, Bartosik received a FUSED grant (French-US Exchange in Dance), a program of the New England Foundation for the Arts in partnership with The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French-American Cultural Exchange. FUSED allowed her to be in residence for 4 weeks in March 2011 developing her new project, i like penises: a little something in 24 acts, at the Centre Chorégraphique National de Franche-Comté à Belfort, France. The grant also supported a performance of The Materiality of Impermanence at Artdanthé Festival at the Theatre de Vanves, France.

Bartosik has been in creative residence at Governor's Island through Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Swing Space Program; Herberger Institute School of Dance at Arizona State University; Centre Chorégraphique National de Franche-Comté à Belfort, France; Joyce Soho Artist Residency Program provided by The Joyce Theater Foundation, New York City, with major support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; La Guardia Performing Arts Center; Jacob's Pillow; Kaatsbaan International Dance Center, Mount Tremper Arts, White Oak Plantation, and Movement Research.

Bartosik received her BFA from North Carolina School of the Arts, and MA in 20th Century Art and Art Criticism from The Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science of the New School University. From 1987–96 Bartosik was a member of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company where she created over 19 original roles and toured extensively around the world.


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