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Lydia Bell

Lydia Bell is an arts administrator and performance curator. She is currently Program Director & Associate Curator at Danspace Project, where she oversees programming, publications, and research initiatives. From 2009-2011, she coordinated the three-year tour of the Eiko & Koma Retrospective Project in collaboration with 15 partner venues, including the Walker Art Center and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Additionally, Bell has worked on projects with Movement Research, Sam Miller/OAM Company, and the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance. She has presented at conferences and institutions such as: Association for Performing Arts Presenters (APAP), Kino Kultura (Skopje, Macedonia), New York Live Arts, Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA), and others. She has edited six Danspace Project Platform catalogues and contributed to publications such as Museum and Curatorial Studies Review and Movement Research Performance Journal. Bell is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Wesleyan University (B.A., Dance and Classics) and the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance at Wesleyan University.

Past Classes & Events

Studies Project: Talking Heads: What’s Your How?

March 15, 2017