Not a Lecture/Performance
Thu, Oct 4
FIAF, Tinker Auditorium
Sarah Michelson’s work has been presented and commissioned by BAM, PS 122, The Kitchen, The Whitney Museum of American Art, Danspace Project, Movement Research in NYC; The Walker Art Center, Mpls; On the Boards, Seattle; ODC Theater, San Francisco; Chapter Arts, Cardiff, Wales; and has toured to Cutting Edge Festival, Frankfurt; Venice Biennale; SommerSzene, Salzburg; Tanz im August Festival, Berlin; and Zuercher Theater Spektakel, Zurich.
She has created several evening-length works and modular works including Devotion Study #1: The American Dancer (2012); Devotion (2011); Dover Beach (2008); DOGS (2006); Daylight, Daylight (for Seattle) and Daylight (for Minneapolis) (2005).
Michelson has been awarded two Bessies for choreography and one for Visual Design; a Doris Duke Artist Award, the 2012 Bucksbaum Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, Foundation for Contemporary Arts Award, the 2006 Alpert Award in Dance; support from Creative Capital, Jerome Foundation, NYFA Fellowship, BUILD, Mid-Atlantic’s USAI, AMC Live Music for Dance, the MAP Fund, NDP, NPN, the Sophie and Leonard Davis Fund, and the Yellow House Fund.